She's faced political as well as physical challenges. Nyad is determined to swim from Cuba -- a communist country that doesn't allow Americans to visit -- to Florida. Getting permission from both sides took several months. At several points along the way, bureaucratic snags threatened to tank the whole operation.
Hmm. I could fume over this, but I prefer to fight media with media.
CBS, do my dirty work.
The United States was the eighth-biggest source of travelers despite Washington's decades-old ban on American tourism to the island. About 63,000 Americans visited last year, compared with 52,000 in 2009.
Cuba!! How long will their embargo be allowed to stand?