Yesterday, Barack Obama opened the Summit of the Americas in Trinidad and Tobago with a historic offer of reconciliation with Cuba.
"I think we can manage the relations between United States and Cuba in a new direction," said the U.S. president.
"United States seeks a new start with Cuba," said Obama. "I know there is a long road ahead to end decades of mistrust, but there are steps we can take toward a new day." "In the last two years I have indicated, and I repeat today, that I'm ready for my administration to get involved with the Government of Cuba in a wide range of issues, from human rights to freedom of expression, democratic reforms, drugs and economic affairs. "
"Let me say clearly," concluded the American president, "I am not interested in talking for talking. But I think we can bring the relationship between United States and Cuba into a new direction."Read more »