The Heat on the reopening of US, Cuba embassies

The Heat

US President Barack Obama(R) speaks along side Vice President Joe Biden in the Rose Garden of the White House on July 1, 2015 in Washington, DC. Obama announced plans to reopen the US Embassy in Havana in an effort to reestablish diplomatic ties with Cold War enemy Cuba. AFP PHOTO/BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI US President Barack Obama(R) speaks along side Vice President Joe Biden in the Rose Garden of the White House on July 1, 2015 in Washington, DC. Obama announced plans to reopen the US Embassy in Havana in an effort to reestablish diplomatic ties with Cold War enemy Cuba. AFP PHOTO/BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI

Cuba and the U.S. will put more than 50 years of hostility and isolation behind them, in many ways, and reopen embassies in their respective capitals. The reopening of embassies in Havana and Washington is a huge step towards normalizing relations even further. Along with increased travel and trade, officials hope this is just the beginning.

CCTV America’s Michael Voss has more details, in Havana.
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The Heat on the reopening of US, Cuba embassies

The Heat on the reopening of US, Cuba embassies

Cuba and the U.S. will put more than 50 years of hostility and isolation behind them, in many ways, and reopen embassies in their respective capitals.The reopening of embassies in Havana and Washington is a huge step towards normalizing relations even further. Along with increased travel and trade, officials hope this is just the beginning. CCTV America's Michael Voss has more details, in Havana.

For more details of the U.S.-Cuba relations and reopen embassies, CCTV America is joined by following guests:

  • Cuban journalist Cristina Escobar from Havana. She is the host of the Cuban political talk show, “Round Table.”
  • Richard Becker from San Francisco. He is the western coordinator for the Act Now to Stop War and End Racism Coalition.
  • Carlos Iglesias from Havana. He has been a journalist for more than 30 years.
  • Ian Vasquez from Washington. He is the director for the Center of Global Liberty and Prosperity at the CATO Institute.
The Heat on the reopening of US, Cuba embassies 2

The Heat on the reopening of US, Cuba embassies 2

For more details of the U.S.-Cuba relations and reopen embassies, CCTV America is joined by following guests: Cuban journalist Cristina Escobar from Havana. She is the host of the Cuban political talk show, "Round Table." Richard Becker from San Francisco. He is the western coordinator for the Act Now to Stop War and End Racism Coalition. Carlos Iglesias from Havana. He has been a journalist for more than 30 years. Ian Vasquez from Washington. He is the director for the Center of Global Liberty and Prosperity at the CATO Institute.

The Heat on the reopening of US, Cuba embassies 3

The Heat on the reopening of US, Cuba embassies 3

For more details of the U.S.-Cuba relations and reopen embassies, CCTV America is joined by following guests: Cuban journalist Cristina Escobar from Havana. She is the host of the Cuban political talk show, "Round Table." Richard Becker from San Francisco. He is the western coordinator for the Act Now to Stop War and End Racism Coalition. Carlos Iglesias from Havana. He has been a journalist for more than 30 years. Ian Vasquez from Washington. He is the director for the Center of Global Liberty and Prosperity at the CATO Institute.