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New U.S. Cuban Relations

For the first time in years, at the Summit of the Americas in Trinidad, President Obama extended his hand to Cuban leader, Raul Castro, and opened up the doors for new and improved relations between the United States and Cuba reported the Star Tribune. Obama signaled he was ready to accept Castro’s proposal of talks on certain issues that were once off limits to Cuba. He even accepted a book called “The Open Veins of Latin America: Five Centuries of the Pillage of a Continent” from Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez, a man who once compared former U.S. President George W. Bush to the devil. The New York Times reported that Obama told the gather of Western Hemisphere leaders that, “The United States seeks a new beginning with Cuba.” Obama hopes to find a new partner in finding alternative energy sources and combating global warming with Cuba.
For the first time in years, at the Summit of the Americas in Trinidad, President Obama extended his hand to Cuban leader, Raul Castro, and opened up the doors for new and improved relations between the United States and Cuba reported the Star Tribune. Obama signaled he was ready to accept Castro’s proposal of talks on certain issues that were once off limits to Cuba. He even accepted a book called “The Open Veins of Latin America: Five Centuries of the Pillage of a Continent” from Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez, a man who once compared former U.S. President George W. Bush to the devil. The New York Times reported that Obama told the gather of Western Hemisphere leaders that, “The United States seeks a new beginning with Cuba.” Obama hopes to find a new partner in finding alternative energy sources and combating global warming with Cuba.
http://www.startribune.com/politics/43220547.html?elr=KArksLckD8EQDUoaEyqyP4O:DW3ckUiD3aPc:_Yyc:aUycaEacyUs
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/18/world/americas/18prexy.html?_r=1&ref=us
For the first time in years, at the Summit of the Americas in Trinidad, President Obama extended his hand to Cuban leader, Raul Castro, and opened up the doors for new and improved relations between the United States and Cuba reported the Star Tribune. Obama signaled he was ready to accept Castro’s proposal of talks on certain issues that were once off limits to Cuba. He even accepted a book called “The Open Veins of Latin America: Five Centuries of the Pillage of a Continent” from Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez, a man who once compared former U.S. President George W. Bush to the devil. The New York Times reported that Obama told the gather of Western Hemisphere leaders that, “The United States seeks a new beginning with Cuba.” Obama hopes to find a new partner in finding alternative energy sources and combating global warming with Cuba.