Monday, 21 March 2016

Obama Makes History, becomes the first sitting US President to visit Cuba

President Barack Obama has become the first sitting US President to visit Cuba since 1928, after relations between the countries become sour following the 1959 Cuban revolution led by Fidel Castro.

 The US President was accompained by his wife and two daughters,

 President Obama will meet President Raul Castro to discuss trade and political reform in Cuba.

 He will also attend a baseball game when the Cuban's national team takes on Baseball leader Tampa Bay Rays,and give a speech at the Grand Theater of Havana laying out his vision for greater freedoms and more economic opportunity in Cuba, including new business deals for American companies.

 According to PSB News Hour, His administration has already granted a special licence to San-francisco- based online lodging service Airbnb allowing travellers from around the world to book stays in private homes in Cuba.

 A major focus for President Obama was pushing his Cuba policy to the point that it will be impossible for the next president to reverse it.

The first family had a rain soaked tour of the Cuban capital, Havana
President Barack Obama and family arrive at Jose Marti International Airport for a 48hour visit in Havana on March 20, 2016.

President Obama has described the visit as a historic opportunity to engage with the Cuban people.

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