Obama to visit Cuba, just eight months after embassy reopens in Havana

February 18, 2016 3:56 AM

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Obama to visit Cuba, just eight months after embassy reopens in Havana

President Obama will travel to Cuba in late March, just eight months after the United States formally reopened its embassy in Havana following more than a half-­century of estrangement, administration officials said Wednesday.

The trip is tentatively scheduled to precede a presidential visit to Argentina. The White House had initially hoped that the Cuba stop would coincide with the signing on the island of a peace deal ending Colombia’s long guerrilla war, but the March 23 deadline for the agreement now is expected to be...

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