A man rows a boat at the Guama tourism resort in the Zapata Swamp Biosphere Reserve Park south of the Matanzas province in central Cuba. The wetlands of Cuba represent about 4 percent of the island's territory and include habitats with unique and ideal vegetation for numerous animals such as manatis, crocodiles, fish and turtles, many resident and migratory birds.
U.S.-made vintage convertible cars are parked beside the Capitol Building in Havana May 15, 2013.
People walk along a beach on the outskirts of Havana during sunset.
A bartender prepares a drink at a private restaurant in Havana. From bus drivers to bartenders and ballet dancers, many Cubans are already imagining a more prosperous future after the United States said it will put an end to 50 years of conflict with the communist-run island.
Tourists take pictures in front of the Ministry of Interior (MININT) building displaying an image of revolution leader Che Guevara, in Havana's Revolution Square.
Tourists eat at a "Paladar" or home restaurant in the town of Cienfuegos, in central Cuba some 250 kilometres, (155 miles), from Havana.
Staff member Maria Regla, 60, rolls cigars at a hotel in Havana December 19, 2014. From bus drivers to bartenders and ballet dancers, many Cubans are already imagining a more prosperous future after the United States said it will put an end to 50 years of conflict with the communist-run island.
People enjoy an artificial beach at the Malecon sea front created by Cuban Artist Arles del Rio for the 12th Havana Art Biennial, May 21, 2015.
Retiree Lance Veit (C), 65, from California, enjoys a ride in a vintage car at the seafront Malecon during a cultural exchange trip in Havana, July 11, 2015.
The Caribbean island is known for its white sandy beaches, glorious mountains, cigars, rum and historical Spanish colonial architecture.