A Cuban exile is awaiting approval from the Obama Administration to launch a ferry service between Miami and Havana
It would be cheaper than a flight and allow passengers to transport almost 200 pounds of cargo instead of the usual 44 pounds, which is the limit on airlines.
It would be a perfect opportunity to help the Cuban people by bringing them much-needed supplies, he says.
“How could he deny it if he says he wants to open up Cuba,” said the republican who voted for Obama.
“This is not a dream. This is a right.”
If approved, Ruiz will charter a $23 million, 600-cabin cruise-ferry from a dealer in Lithuania.