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Fernando Menéndez discusses US-Cuba relations

Fernando Menéndez visits CGTN to discuss relations between the two countries.

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Détente No Help to Cubans

Two years after President Barack Obama relaxed America’s stance toward the communist regime in Cuba, citizens of the island nation are still waiting for any substantial benefits.

Although Obama managed to widen the crevice for U.S. companies in the Cuban market, Cubans have seen little improvement in their economic freedoms, while their political freedoms remain abysmal.

Obama started to drop restrictions on Cuba in December 2014 and over the next two years opened diplomatic relations and secured limited access to Cuba for U.S. travelers, telecommunication companies, and banks.

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