11:03AM Saturday Apr 18, 2009
Cuban president Raul Castro. Photo / AP
PORT-OF-SPAIN – Trading their warmest words in a half-century, the United States and Cuba are building momentum toward renewed ties, with President Barack Obama declaring he “seeks a new beginning” – including direct talks – with the island’s communist regime.
As leaders of the Americas gathered for a summit in this Caribbean nation, the head of the Organisation of American States even said he’ll ask his group to invite Cuba back after 47 years.
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