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Cuba Welcomes Obama for Historic Presidential Trip
President Obama arrived in Havana on Sunday for a historic visit, becoming the first U.S. president in 88 years to visit the island nation.
President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro greet one another before bilateral meetings at the Palace of the Revolution on March 21, 2016 in Havana. These are the first direct talks between Castro and Obama, the first sitting U.S. president to visit Cuba in 88 years.
U.S. President Barack Obama, and Secretary of State John Kerry, left, stand as an honor guard marches during a ceremony to lay a wreath at the Jose Marti monument in Revolution Square in Havana, on March 21, 2016. Center left is Salvador Valdes Mesa Vice-President of Cuba's State Council. "It is a great honor to pay tribute to Jose Marti, who gave his life for independence of his homeland. His passion for liberty, freedom, and self-determination lives on in the Cuban people today," Obama wrote in dark ink in the book after he laid a wreath and toured a memorial dedicated to the memory of Jose Marti.