Cuban embassy in Washington ends a half-century deadlock

After more than half a century of antagonism, Cuba and the United States have formally restored diplomatic ties. A flag raising ceremony marked the re-opening of the Cuban embassy here in Washington. CCTV’s Roee Ruttenberg filed this report.
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Cuban embassy in Washington ends a half-century deadlock

After more than half a century of conflict, Cuba and the United States formally restore diplomatic ties. A flag raising ceremony marked the reopening of the Cuban embassy here in Washington.CCTV’s Roee Ruttenberg has more details on the historic event.Caracas.
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Raw: Cuban Embassy Opens For Business in Washington

Raw: Cuban Embassy Opens For Business in Washington

Cuba’s blue, red and white-starred flag was hoisted Monday at the country’s embassy in Washington in a symbolic move signaling the start of a new post-Cold War era in U.S.-Cuba relations. (July 20)

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Special Broadcast from Opening of Cuban Embassy in Washington as U.S.-Cuban Diplomatic Ties Restored – History is being made in Washington today when Cuba raises its flag and officially reopens its U.S. Embassy after 54 years. Hundreds are gathering for this historic moment, including U.S. and Cuban lawmakers and diplomats, activists and artists, scholars and historians. Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez is leading a delegation of over two dozen officials from Havana, including Cuba’s chief negotiator, Josefina Vidal. Also among the attendees is Cuban singer-songwriter Silvio Rodriguez and former Parliament President Ricardo Alarcón. This afternoon, Bruno Rodríguez will hold a joint news conference with Secretary of State John Kerry at the State Department, where Cuba’s flag was raised earlier this morning, joining the flags of more than 150 other countries that have diplomatic relations with the U.S. In Havana, the U.S. Embassy will also reopen its doors today. Kerry is set to travel there later this summer for the formal inauguration ceremony where a U.S. flag will be hoisted. Cubans have welcomed the diplomatic rapprochement with jubilation. For more, we’re joined by Cuban-American attorney José Pertierra and Peter Kornbluh, director of the Cuba Documentation Project at the National Security Archive at George Washington University.

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Cuban Embassy Opening in Washington D.C. (C-SPAN)

U.S.-Cuba relations were officially restored with the re-opening of the Cuban Embassy in Washington, D.C. President Dwight Eisenhower severed diplomatic relations with Cuba on January 3, 1961. Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez was expected to deliver remarks.
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