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Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Historic Agreements for U.S.-Cuba Agriculture Sectors

As part of President Obama's historic trip to Cuba to further normalization of relations, advance commercial and people-to-people ties, and express our support for human rights for all Cubans, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced several measures that will foster further collaboration between the U.S. and Cuban agriculture sectors. The two neighboring countries
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Remarks by President Obama and President Raul Castro of Cuba in a Joint Press Conference

My wife, Michelle, and I brought our daughters -- and by the way, they don't always want to go with us; they’re teenagers now. They have friends at home and they have things to do -- but they wanted to come to Cuba because they understood, and we wanted to show them, the beauty of ...
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Remarks by President Obama at an Entrepreneurship and Opportunity Event — Havana, Cuba

Now, I’m not here to give a big speech. I’m going to do that tomorrow. What I really want to do is hear from you and have a conversation about what we can achieve together. But I do want to begin by stepping back and talking about the forces and hopes that bring us together ...
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Remarks by President Obama at U.S. Embassy Meet and Greet — Havana, Cuba

Back in 1928, President Coolidge came on a battleship. It took him three days to get here. It only took me three hours. (Laughter.) For the first time ever, Air Force One has landed in Cuba, and this is our very first stop. So this is a historic visit, and it's a historic opportunity to ...
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