OFFICIAL VOICE OF THE COMMUNIST PARTY OF CUBA CENTRAL COMMITTEE

CUBA - U.S. DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS

Cuban embassy opens in Washington

Cuban society is represented at the opening of the country’s embassy in Washington today by figures from all walks of life - government, culture, youth, science, sports and grass roots organizations – joining friends of Cuba to hear the national anthem and see the flag raised for the first time in the United States in over 50 years.

Looking to the future

On July 1, after receiving the news that diplomatic missions will be opened on July 20 in both Havana and Washington, Granma took to the streets to find out what the public think

Obama: We don't have to be imprisoned by the past

In his statement, Obama insisted the policy of trying to isolate Cuba through the blockade had not worked and that the United States was isolated from the rest of the hemisphere

Letter from Cuban President Raúl Castro Ruz to Barack Obama

Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, President of the Councils of State and Ministers, highlighted in the letter that Cuba will open diplomatic missions, motivated by the mutual intention to develop relations of respect and cooperation between both nations

Cuba and U.S. confirm reestablishment of diplomatic relations

The letters presented to the Cuban and U.S. presidents confirm the decision to restablish diplomatic relations between the two countries and open permanent diplomatic missions in their respective capitals, as of July 20, 2015