U.S. President Barack Obama on Sunday, 20 March, arrived in Cuba’s capital, Havana, according to Reuters. The last time an American President visited Cuba 88 years ago. 30th U.S. President Calvin Coolidge visited the island in 1928.
Obama’s visit will last three days. According to Reuters, the President’s visit was the culmination of diplomatic efforts by the US and Cuba on “the end of the cold war”.
Together with the President of Cuba his wife, Michelle Obama, their daughters and mother, Michelle Obama. According to Reuters, the first day of his visit, Obama will visit the sights of Havana. on Monday, the U.S. President will hold talks with Raul Castro, but his brother, revolutionary leader Fidel Castro — Obama would not meet.
In addition, the U.S. President will meet with Cuban entrepreneurs and dissidenti and post baseball game on Tuesday.
In July 2015, the U.S. and Cuba have restored diplomatic relations that were severed in 1961. This was preceded by the first for more than 50 years of full-fledged negotiations between the two leaders, Barack Obama and Raul Castro at the summit of the Americas in Panama in April 2015. At the opening of the American Embassy in Havana was attended by U.S. Secretary of state John Kerry.