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A year of strengthening U.S.-Cuba ties

On July 20, 2015, the U.S. and Cuba re-established full diplomatic ties, and they are working together on environmental issues and more.
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Presidential sports visits around the world

President Obama is a big sports fan. Check out photos from memorable presidential sports visits, beginning with the latest in Cuba.
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T-shirts, a T. rex and new designs in Old Havana

In a new and more open economic environment in Cuba, artists are able to share their products — and their originality — with the world.

Cuban youth, major league stars bond over baseball

Major League Baseball players visited their homeland of Cuba to host training sessions for young athletes.

Science cooperation expands with restoration of U.S.-Cuba ties

In an effort to find solutions for common problems in science and technology, the U.S.-Cuba relationship is moving forward.

Cubans and Americans have much to gain from restored relations

For the first time since 1945, a U.S. secretary of state has visited Cuba. Secretary Kerry arrived in Havana to celebrate the reopening of the U.S. embassy.

The beginning of a new relationship with Cuba [video]

Visitors to the newly re-opened Cuban embassy in Washington were enthusiastic about the prospect of expanded contact with the Cuban people.

‘A day for removing barriers,’ Kerry says on U.S.-Cuba ties

Cuban Foreign Minister Rodriguez and Secretary Kerry explain the importance of renewing the diplomatic relationship and other ties between the countries.

Resuming normal diplomatic ties, the U.S. and Cuba turn a new...

The re-opening of the U.S. and Cuban embassies and resumption of normal ties on July 20 marks "a day for removing barriers," Secretary Kerry says.