Obama names career diplomat as US ambassador to Cuba

September 28, 2016 1:09 AM

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WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Tuesday announced career diplomat Jeffrey DeLaurentis as his choice to become the first U.S. ambassador to Cuba in more than a half-century, a move that sets up a possible fight with congressional critics of Obama’s overtures to the communist island nation.

DeLaurentis currently is the top diplomat at the U.S. Embassy in Havana.

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