Obama to announce Cuba deal to reopen embassies

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Obama to announce Cuba deal to reopen embassies

Alejandro Ernesto

US President Barack Obama was set to announce on Wednesday a landmark deal to re-establish full diplomatic relations with Cuba, severed 54 years ago in the angry heat of the Cold War. Obama will unveil plans for the re-opening of the US embassy in Havana and Cuba’s embassy in Washington, marking a major foreign policy win for his presidency. The United States could have a fully accredited “Man in Havana” as soon as July 20, according to Cuban authorities.

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