US flag raising in Cuba creates emotional moment

CCTV News

In the sleepy neighborhood of Alturas de Almendares, neighbors of 40 years chat on the street, but as the time nears they go upstairs to a cramped room to watch history being made.

CCTV’s Nathan King filed this report in Havana.

US flag raising in Cuba creates emotional moment

US flag raising in Cuba creates emotional moment

In the sleepy neighborhood of Alturas de Almendares, neighbors of 40 years chat on the street, but as the time nears they go upstairs to a cramped room to watch history being made.

Fifty-four years after being lowered, the U.S. flag was raised over the newly re-opened U.S. Embassy in #Havana, #Cuba this morning! #USCuba

Posted by U.S. Department of State on Friday, August 14, 2015