Obama Becomes the First US President to Visit Cuba Since 1928

Barack Obama arrived in Cuba on Sunday along with his family where he will meet Cuban President Raul Castro.

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President Barack Obama made a historic visit to Cuba on Sunday, eager to push decades of acrimony into the past and forge irreversible ties with America’s former adversary.

Obama’s visit was highly anticipated in Cuba, where workers furiously cleaned up the streets in Old Havana and gave buildings a fresh coat of paint. American flags were raised alongside the Cuban colours in parts of the capital, an improbable image for those who have lived through half a century of bitterness between the two countries.

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