Obama's State of the Union Leaves Couple 'Cautiously Optimistic'

January 21, 2015 6:33 AM

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HAVANA, Cuba — In homes all over Havana, people watched President Barack Obama's State of the Union Tuesday night, looking for any mention of their home country. They weren't disappointed.

Rafael Hernandez, 79, a retired bank manager and his wife Maritza Corrales, a historian and author, also in her 70s, watched the speech via TeleSur, a Latin American cable news network, which carried the annual presidential address in its entirety for the first time.

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