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First steps after diplomatic thaw: Cuba hands over US fugitive

Dec 10, 2015

First steps after diplomatic thaw: Cuba hands over US fugitive

Cuba has handed over a fugitive wanted by the United States in a first such move since a diplomatic thaw between the former Cold War foes, officials said. #Barack Obama #NewsTracker #Cuba #Raul Castro #US
Pope Francis on landmark trip to Cuba

Sep 22, 2015

Pope Francis on landmark trip to Cuba

Pope Francis starts his landmark trip to Cuba and the United States. #ImagesOfTheDay #Cuba #Pope #Raul Castro #Catholic #Havana #Che Guevara #Francis
Pope Francis urges US, Cuba governments to push towards normal relations

Sep 20, 2015

Pope Francis urges US, Cuba governments to push towards normal relations

Pope Francis urged the Cuban and U.S. governments to push ahead on their newly forged path toward normal relations, saying they should "develop all its possibilities". #United States #Barack Obama #NewsTracker #Cold War #Fidel Castro #Cuba #Raul Castro #Pope Francis
US flag raised in Cuba for the first time in 54 years

Aug 14, 2015

US flag raised in Cuba for the first time in 54 years

Secretary of State John Kerry called Friday for "genuine democracy" in Cuba as the American flag was raised over a US embassy in Havana. #Barack Obama #NewsTracker #Cuba #Raul Castro #US President #Havana #US Secretary of State #Flag #John Kerry #World #US
Castro calls on Obama to 'dismantle' Cuban economic embargo

Jul 16, 2015

Castro calls on Obama to 'dismantle' Cuban economic embargo

Cuban President Raul Castro asked his US counterpart Barack Obama on Wednesday to use his executive powers to "dismantle" the economic embargo placed on his island nation. #Obama #NewsTracker #Cuba #Raul Castro #Embassy #Economic embargo #US
Timeline: US-Cuba relations from the 1959 Cuban revolution until 2015

Jul 02, 2015

Timeline: US-Cuba relations from the 1959 Cuban revolution until 2015

The United States and Cuba announced a new deal on Wednesday to re-open embassies in their capitals after more than 50 years, marking a historic restoration of diplomatic ties severed since the Cold War. #Timeline #Barack Obama #America #Cold War #Fidel Castro #Raul Castro #World #US
US, Cuba reach deal to reopen embassies in Washington and Havana

Jul 01, 2015

US, Cuba reach deal to reopen embassies in Washington and Havana

The United States and Cuba have reached a deal to reopen embassies in Washington and Havana, a US source has said, in a major step toward ending decades of Cold War enmity. #NewsTracker #Cuba #Raul Castro #Embassy #US
Historic handshake: Obama shakes hands with Cuban President Raul Castro, sets stage for reconciliation

Apr 11, 2015

Historic handshake: Obama shakes hands with Cuban President Raul Castro, sets stage for reconciliation

US President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro on Friday moved towards a ground-breaking meeting on the sidelines of the Summit of the Americas. #Barack Obama #NewsTracker #UN #Ban Ki-moon #Cuba #Raul Castro #US President #Cuban President #World #US
US Democrat delegation meets with Cuban vice president Raul Castro

Feb 20, 2015

US Democrat delegation meets with Cuban vice president Raul Castro

The minority leader of the US House of Representatives and a delegation of fellow Democrats met with Cuban Vice President Miguel Diaz-Canel, the man currently expected to take power after President Raul Castro leaves office in 2018. #NewsTracker #House of Representatives #Cuba #Raul Castro #Roman Catholic #US
Meet the US diplomat who quietly helped with the Cuba talks for over two years

Dec 30, 2014

Meet the US diplomat who quietly helped with the Cuba talks for over two years

Dan Restrepo, who previously held Zuniga's job, said he recommended the Cuba expert to replace him in part because he knew that relations with the country could be an important part of Obama's second-term agenda. #Barack Obama #Washington #Cuba #Raul Castro #Alan Gross #US President #WhoIsThis #Cuban President #Judy Gross #Ricardo Zuniga #World #US