Obama arrives in Havana for historic visit to former Cold War foe

President Barack Obama arrived in Cuba on Sunday on a historic visit, opening a new chapter in US engagement with the island’s Communist government after decades of animosity between the former Cold War foes. Obama landed at Havana’s Jose Marti International Airport aboard Air Force One, the presidential jet with “United States of America” emblazoned

across its fuselage, a sight almost unimaginable not long ago.

The three-day trip, the first by a US president to Cuba in 88 years, is the culmination of a diplomatic opening announced by Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro in December 2014, ending a Cold War-era estrangement that began when the Cuban revolution ousted a pro-American government in 1959.

via ynetnews.com

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