December 17, 2014

Normalized Relations with Cuba

On December 17, 2014, President Obama announced that he was rejecting the Cold War-era policy era of the past. He built a historic opening to Cuba, ending a failed policy of over 50 years by re-establishing diplomatic relations and facilitating greater travel, commerce, and people-to-people ties.

Going Home to Cuba
Maday Martinez talks with her friend Marvin Centeno about fleeing Cuba as a baby, and returning 22 years later once diplomatic relations were restored under President Obama.
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