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Waters of Cuba

Retiree Madeline Barcelo swims at the beach with her granddaughter in Varadero, Cuba, August 26, 2015. Cubans are flocking to the beach in record numbers before a possible end to the U.S. travel ban that would open the gates to American tourists and bump up prices.  REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

Retiree Madeline Barcelo swims at the beach with her granddaughter in Varadero, Cuba, August 26, 2015. Cubans are flocking to the beach in record numbers before a possible end to the U.S. travel ban that would open the gates to American tourists and...more

Retiree Madeline Barcelo swims at the beach with her granddaughter in Varadero, Cuba, August 26, 2015. Cubans are flocking to the beach in record numbers before a possible end to the U.S. travel ban that would open the gates to American tourists and bump up prices. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini
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Youths kiss in the water at a beach on the outskirts of Havana March 24, 2013. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan

Youths kiss in the water at a beach on the outskirts of Havana March 24, 2013. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan

Youths kiss in the water at a beach on the outskirts of Havana March 24, 2013. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan
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A Cuban bather drinks rum while wading in the sea at a beach on the outskirts of Havana September 1, 2012.  REUTERS/Desmond Boylan

A Cuban bather drinks rum while wading in the sea at a beach on the outskirts of Havana September 1, 2012. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan

A Cuban bather drinks rum while wading in the sea at a beach on the outskirts of Havana September 1, 2012. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan
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A Cuban tourist swims at the beach in Varadero, Cuba, August 26, 2015.  REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

A Cuban tourist swims at the beach in Varadero, Cuba, August 26, 2015. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

A Cuban tourist swims at the beach in Varadero, Cuba, August 26, 2015. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini
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People swim at the sea in Havana, April 28, 2015. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

People swim at the sea in Havana, April 28, 2015. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

People swim at the sea in Havana, April 28, 2015. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini
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People play in the sea at a beach on the outskirts of Havana on June 28, 2009. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan

People play in the sea at a beach on the outskirts of Havana on June 28, 2009. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan

People play in the sea at a beach on the outskirts of Havana on June 28, 2009. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan
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People enjoy a day on the beach on the outskirts of Havana September 30, 2012.  REUTERS/Desmond Boylan

People enjoy a day on the beach on the outskirts of Havana September 30, 2012. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan

People enjoy a day on the beach on the outskirts of Havana September 30, 2012. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan
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A dog swims in the ocean at a beach in the outskirts of Havana October 4, 2009. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan

A dog swims in the ocean at a beach in the outskirts of Havana October 4, 2009. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan

A dog swims in the ocean at a beach in the outskirts of Havana October 4, 2009. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan
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A tourist swims in a lagoon at the entrance of La Cueva de los Peces (Cave of the Fish) along the coast of Playa Giron, near the Bay of Pigs, 160 km (100 miles) south-east of Havana, in central Cuba January 25, 2012. REUTERS/Pablo Sanchez

A tourist swims in a lagoon at the entrance of La Cueva de los Peces (Cave of the Fish) along the coast of Playa Giron, near the Bay of Pigs, 160 km (100 miles) south-east of Havana, in central Cuba January 25, 2012. REUTERS/Pablo Sanchez

A tourist swims in a lagoon at the entrance of La Cueva de los Peces (Cave of the Fish) along the coast of Playa Giron, near the Bay of Pigs, 160 km (100 miles) south-east of Havana, in central Cuba January 25, 2012. REUTERS/Pablo Sanchez
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A scuba diver swims over the wreck of a boat along the coast of Playa Giron, near the Bay of Pigs, 160 km (100 miles) south-east of Havana, in central Cuba April 1, 2012.  REUTERS/Jorge Silva

A scuba diver swims over the wreck of a boat along the coast of Playa Giron, near the Bay of Pigs, 160 km (100 miles) south-east of Havana, in central Cuba April 1, 2012. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

A scuba diver swims over the wreck of a boat along the coast of Playa Giron, near the Bay of Pigs, 160 km (100 miles) south-east of Havana, in central Cuba April 1, 2012. REUTERS/Jorge Silva
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Tourists lie on the beach at a five-star all-inclusive resort in Varadero, August 22, 2012. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan

Tourists lie on the beach at a five-star all-inclusive resort in Varadero, August 22, 2012. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan

Tourists lie on the beach at a five-star all-inclusive resort in Varadero, August 22, 2012. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan
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Youths play in the water at a beach on the outskirts of Havana April 14, 2013.  REUTERS/Desmond Boylan

Youths play in the water at a beach on the outskirts of Havana April 14, 2013. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan

Youths play in the water at a beach on the outskirts of Havana April 14, 2013. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan
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Retired chef Edita Mijares, 67, swims in the sea in Havana, April 28, 2015.  REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

Retired chef Edita Mijares, 67, swims in the sea in Havana, April 28, 2015. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

Retired chef Edita Mijares, 67, swims in the sea in Havana, April 28, 2015. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini
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A man sits on a life ring on the shore of the beach in Guanabo, outside Havana August 12, 2007. REUTERS/Claudia Daut

A man sits on a life ring on the shore of the beach in Guanabo, outside Havana August 12, 2007. REUTERS/Claudia Daut

A man sits on a life ring on the shore of the beach in Guanabo, outside Havana August 12, 2007. REUTERS/Claudia Daut
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Retiree Madeline Barcelo (C) holds her granddaughter surrounded by relatives at the beach in Varadero, Cuba, August 26, 2015. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

Retiree Madeline Barcelo (C) holds her granddaughter surrounded by relatives at the beach in Varadero, Cuba, August 26, 2015. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

Retiree Madeline Barcelo (C) holds her granddaughter surrounded by relatives at the beach in Varadero, Cuba, August 26, 2015. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini
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People swim in the sea at a beach on the outskirts of Havana July 24, 2011. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan

People swim in the sea at a beach on the outskirts of Havana July 24, 2011. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan

People swim in the sea at a beach on the outskirts of Havana July 24, 2011. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan
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