Obama: 'I believe in the Cuban people'

US President Barack Obama speaks at the Gran Teatro de la Habana in Havana on March 22, 2016US President Barack Obama told Cubans in an unprecedented live television address Tuesday that he had come to the communist island to “bury” decades of Cold War conflict. “I have come here to bury the last remnant of the Cold War in the Americas,” Obama said to cheers. There were extraordinary scenes of clapping and cheering from Cubans in the theater as Obama laid out his vision for close US-Cuban relations and called for democracy in the one-party state.

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