Obama to meet Castro in groundbreaking Cuba talks

US President Barack Obama talks to tourists and Cubans on his arrival at the Havana Cathedral on March 20, 2016Barack Obama holds rare talks with his Cuban counterpart Raul Castro in Havana Monday, with the US president under pressure to show his policy of engagement can bring change to the communist-ruled island. On the second day of a historic trip, Obama will visit the seat of the Cuban government on Revolution Square, which sits under the gaze of a vast mural of communist icon Che Guevara. Obama’s visit to Cuba, the first by a US president in 88 years, has raised hopes among battling Cubans that decades of economic and political stasis may be coming to an end.

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