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The Plaza de San Francisco Old Havana, Cuba, which is filled with hidden squares that set visitors back a century or a few. (Photo by Ilene Perlman)

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No country for old cars – except Cuba, where you can hail a taxi and ride in a well-preserved ’57 Chevy. (Photo by Ilene Perlman)

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Voluntourism now includes service trips in Cuba. (Photo by Ilene Perlman/IlenePerlman.com.)

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Cuba's President Raul Castro pauses as he speaks to reporters on the tarmac of the Jose Marti airport after escorting France's President Francois Hollande to his plane in Havana, Cuba, Tuesday, May 12, 2015. Castro said Cuba and the U.S. will name ambassadors to each other’s countries as soon as the island is removed from the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism later this month. (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan)

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Pope Francis meets Cuban President Raul Castro during a private audience at the Vatican, Sunday, May 10, 2015. Cuban President Raul Castro has been welcomed at the Vatican by Pope Francis, who played a key role in the breakthrough between Washington and Havana aimed at restoring U.S.-Cuban diplomatic ties. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia, Pool)

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A courtroom drawing shows Canadian-born accused terrorist Omar Khadr attending a pre-trial session in Camp Justice on the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Dec. 12, 2008. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

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Workers ride on the back of a truck loaded with vegetables to sell at the market in Havana, Cuba, Tuesday, April 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

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A man drives his taxi past a Cultural Center with the word "Cuba" on it, in Havana, Cuba, Tuesday, April 14, 2015. President Barack Obama will remove Cuba from the list of state sponsors of terrorism, the White House announced Tuesday, a key step in his bid to normalize relations between the two countries. (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan)

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epa01260186 (FILES) File photo dated 08 January 1959 of Fidel Castro (C) as he celebrates the victory of Cuban Revolutionary Movement over Fulgencio Batista's regime. Cuban President, Fidel Castro, announced on 19 February 2008 he renounced his presidency and military leadership of Cuba. European Commission has reiterated on Tuesday its offer of 'striking up a constructive political dialogue which is aimed at the Cuba's democratization. EPA/- EDITORIAL USE ONLY

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US President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro shake hands during their meeting at the Summit of the Americas in Panama City, Panama, Saturday, April 11, 2015. The leaders of the United States and Cuba held their first formal meeting in more than half a century on Saturday, clearing the way for a normalization of relations that had seemed unthinkable to both Cubans and Americans for generations. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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National Edition News cover for April 12, 2015 - Obama, Castro hold historic formal meeting: US President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro shake hands during their meeting at the Summit of the Americas in Panama City, Panama, Saturday, April 11, 2015. The leaders of the United States and Cuba held their first formal meeting in more than half a century on Saturday, clearing the way for a normalization of relations that had seemed unthinkable to both Cubans and Americans for generations. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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This image from the host broadcaster pool video shows U.S. President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro exchange handshakes on Friday April 10, 2015, at the opening of the Summit of the Americas in Panama. (AP Photo/Host Broadcaster Pool Video via AP Video)

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President Obama said Thursday in Jamaica that he will soon decide whether to remove Cuba from the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism now that the State Department has finished a review on the question. (Associated Press)

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A man works at a bean stall at a market beside a mural with the a picture of revolution hero Ernesto "Che" Guevara in Havana, Cuba, Thursday, April 9, 2015. President Barack Obama signaled Thursday he will soon remove Cuba from the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism, boosting hopes for improved ties as he prepared for a historic encounter with Cuban President Raul Castro during the Summit of the Americas taking place in Panama. .(AP Photo/Desmond Boylan)

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National Edition News cover for April 8, 2015 - Likely Obama meeting with Castro angers Cuba critics: FILE - In this Tuesday Dec. 10, 2013 file photo, U.S. President Barack Obama shakes hands with Cuban President Raul Castro, as it rains during a memorial service for former South African President Nelson Mandela, at the FNB Stadium in Soweto, South Africa. Fidel Castro says his brother Raul introduced himself to Obama in English, telling him, "Mr. President, I'm Castro," as the two leaders shook hands. The Dec. 10 handshake set off speculation in the U.S. and Cuba about whether it signaled a warming of ties between the two nations after decades of animosity. U.S. and Cuban officials dismissed that, calling the handshake a mere courtesy. (AP Photo/File) SOUTH AFRICA OUT

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President Obama's warming relations with Cuban President Raul Castro have drawn fire from political opponents, namely Sen. Marco Rubio, Florida Republican and a Cuban-American, who says Mr. Obama's embracing Mr. Castro sends "the wrong kind of message." (Associated Press) ** FILE **

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A home owner sits in his living room at his home with rooms for rent in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, April 1, 2015. The wildly popular online home-sharing service Airbnb will allow American travelers to book lodging in Cuba starting Thursday in the most significant U.S. business expansion on the island since the declaration of detente between the two countries late last year. (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan)

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Tourists visit the Hamel Alley as a Cuban woman smokes a cigar in the background, in Havana, Cuba, Sunday, March 22, 2015. Tourism to Cuba is up sharply in the months since Washington and Havana announced in December that they would move toward a historic rapprochement. (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan)

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Rep. Michael T. McCaul, Texas Republican, said President Obama's plans to empty the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, puts U.S. national security at risk. (Associated Press)