Obama calls for change and freedom in Cuba

March 22, 2016 4:10 PM

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Obama calls for change and freedom in Cuba

"I have come here to bury the last remnant of the Cold War in the Americas," he said to applause. "I have come here to extend the hand of friendship to the Cuban people."

But Obama noted that there were still "very real differences" between the two countries, stretching from their political systems to their economic models, and made an extended appeal for greater freedoms on the Communist island.

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