Cuban embassy in Washington ends a half-century deadlock

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Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez(4th-L) applauds after raising the Cuban flag over their new embassy in Washington, DC July 20, 2015. 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. AFP PHOTO / POOL / ANDREW HARNIK TOPSHOTS Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez(4th-L) applauds after raising the Cuban flag over their new embassy in Washington, DC July 20, 2015. 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. AFP PHOTO / POOL / ANDREW HARNIK

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.
The opening of Cuban and U.S. embassies in Washington and Havana is expected to improve relations between the United States and Latin American countries. But what will the effect be on relations with its strongest regional critic, Venezuela? CCTV America’s Stephen Gibbs filed this report from Caracas.

US-Cuba rebuilding relation impacted on Venezuela's foreign policy

US-Cuba rebuilding relation impacted on Venezuela's foreign policy

The opening of Cuban and U.S. embassies in Washington and Havana is expected to improve relations between the United States and countries in Latin America. But what will the effect be on relations with its strongest regional critic, Venezuela. CCTV's Stephen Gibbs filed the report from Caracas.


Russia praises US-Cuba rapprochement

Russia, an old ally of Cuba, has praised the U.S. and Cuba agreement reopen their embassies in Washington and Havana for the first time in more than 50 years. CCTV’s Julia Lyubova examines the reaction to the news from Moscow.

Russia praises US-Cuba rapprochement

Russia praises US-Cuba rapprochement

Russia, an old ally of Cuba, has praised the U.S. and Cuba agreement reopen their embassies in Washington and Havana for the first time in more than 50 years. CCTV's Julia Lyubova examines the reaction to the news from Moscow.


Diego Arria gives Latin American view on US-Cuba relations

CCTV America’s Susan Roberts interviewed Diego Arria, the former Venezuelan Ambassador to the United Nations for a Latin American perspective on U.S.-Cuba relations.

Diego Arria discusses Latin America perspective on US-Cuba relation

Diego Arria discusses Latin America perspective on US-Cuba relation

For more on the Latin America perspective on the restoration of diplomatic ties, CCTV's Susan Roberts spoke with Diego Arria. He's the former Venezuelan Ambassador to the United Nations.


Eduardo Gamarra discusses US-Cuba relations

Florida International University Professor Eduardo Gamarra provides insight on the new developments in U.S.-Cuba relations.

Eduardo Gamarra discusses US-Cuba relations

Eduardo Gamarra discusses US-Cuba relations

Florida International University Professor Eduardo Gamarra provides insight on the new developments in U.S.-Cuba relations


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.

Cuban embassy in Washington ends a half-century deadlock

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.


Rafael Hernandez on how Cubans react to the embassy re-openings
For more about how Cubans are reacting to the embassy re-openings, CCTV America’s Elaine Reyes spoke to Rafael Hernandez. He’s the Chief Editor of Temas, Cuba’s leading magazine in the social sciences.
Rafael Hernandez on how Cubans react to the embassy re-openings

Rafael Hernandez on how Cubans react to the embassy re-openings

For more about how Cubans are reacting to the embassy re-openings, CCTV America's Elaine Reyes spoke to Rafael Hernandez. He's the Chief Editor of Temas, Cuba's leading magazine in the social sciences.