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FILE - This March 1, 2013 file photo shows a worker selecting cigars at the H. Upmann cigar factory, where people can take tours as part of the 15th annual Cigar Festival in Havana, Cuba. The Obama administration announced Friday, Oct. 14, 2016 it is eliminating a $100 limit on the value of Cuban rum and cigars that American travelers can bring back from the island. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa, File)

“Challenges remain – and very real differences between our governments persist on issues of democracy and human rights – but I believe that engagement is the best way to address those differences and make progress on behalf of our interests and values,” Obama said in a statement announcing the changes.