President Obama For Historic Cuba Visit

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President Obama and Cuba’s Raul Castro, l. greet each other in Panama on April 11, 2015.

By NAN Staff Writer

News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. Feb. 19, 2016: U.S. President Barack Obama will make history again when he becomes the first U.S. President in nearly 90 years to visit Cuba.

President Obama and First Lady Michel Obama will travel to Cuba on March 21st and be there until 22nd. The President’s visit is another demonstration of his commitment to chart a new course for U.S.-Cuban relations and connect U.S. and Cuban citizens through expanded travel, commerce, and access to information, the State Department said Thursday.

In addition to holding a bilateral meeting with Cuban President Raul Castro, President Obama will engage with members of civil society, entrepreneurs and Cubans from different walks of life.

He will then travel to Argentina on March 23rd to 24th to meet with the new Argentine President, Mauricio Macri discuss deepening efforts to increase cooperation between our governments in a range of areas, including trade and investment, renewable energy and climate change, and citizen security.

It has been nearly two decades since the last bilaterally focused visit by a U.S. President to Argentina, Latin America’s third largest country.