A sport loved by both Cuba and the US is taking centre stage in the thawing of relations: baseball. The US Major League Baseball team Tampa Bay Rays is getting ready to play against the Cuban national team in an exhibition match in Havana.
US President Barack Obama has arrived in Cuba for the start of a key visit and meetings with President Raul Castro. The diplomatic opening is intended to be the centerpiece of Obama's presidential legacy.
A Cuban president has received his US counterpart on Cuban soil for the first time in nearly 90 years. Despite diplomatic differences, Cuban President Raul Castro and Barack Obama hailed a "new day" in relations.
Cubans have taken to the streets to bid farewell to Fidel Castro. The Cuban revolutionary leader and former president was last seen in public on his 90th birthday, on August 13.
US President Barack Obama has said in a speech that his Cuba visit will finally end the Cold War in the Americas. Obama is the first sitting US president to visit the island in the last 88 years.
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