Cuba, from antagonist to diplomatic player

Pope Francis (left), the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill attend a historic meeting in Havana on February 12, 2016Spurned for decades by Western powers, Cuba is now taking an ever bigger role in international relations. Havana hosted a historic meeting between the heads of the Catholic and Russian Orthodox churches on Friday. Cuba’s President Raul Castro, 84, witnessed their kiss and embrace.

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