Saturday, December 20, 2014

Bloomberg: Obama Says Opening to Cuba Will Take Years to Bear Full Fruit


Increasing U.S. travel and trade "chips away at this hermetically sealed society, and I believe offers the best prospect then, of leading to greater freedom, greater self-determination on the part of the Cuban people," Obama said at a White House news conference Friday before leaving for vacation in Hawaii. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

President Barack Obama said the full opening of relations between Cuba and the U.S. may take years, even as he offered assurances the new U.S. stance will bring change to the island nation's closed society. http://bloom.bg/16C4CEb





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