Barack Obama names first ambassador to Cuba in five decades

September 28, 2016 1:09 AM

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Barack Obama names first ambassador to Cuba in five decades

WASHINGTON: The United States has tapped Jeffrey DeLaurentis, America's top diplomat in Havana, to become the first official ambassador to Cuba in five decades.

"The appointment of an ambassador is a common sense step forward toward a more normal and productive relationship between our two countries," Obama said in a statement.

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