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Cuba’s Raul Castro calls for better US relations – BBC News

BBC NewsCuban President Raul Castro has called for “civilised relations” with the United States, saying the two countries should respect their differences. President Castro said the US should drop its demand for regime change on the communist-run island, which he …Cuba’s Castro urges US to boost relationseuronewsCuba to unveil new foreign investment lawXinhuaIn Cuba, clock […]

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White House says Obama-Castro handshake ‘not planned’ – BBC News

BBC NewsPresident Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro’s handshake at Nelson Mandela’s memorial service was unplanned, the White House has said. White House aide Ben Rhodes told reporters the two exchanged nothing more substantive than a …Handshake between Barack Obama and Raul Castro offers hope for US-Cuba tiesABC OnlineRepublicans thump Obama for Castro handshakeAFPPresident […]

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President Obama Shakes Raul Castro’s Hand, Twitter Trend Erupts

President Obama shook the hand of Raul Castro at the funeral for Nelson Mandela, and really, in the sprit of Mandela himself, and yet, many on Twitter, who are either ignorant of the meaning of the now-late South African President’s life, or just looking for something to blast Obama about just because, issued some rather […]

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World leaders, singing crowds gather for Mandela memorial – Reuters

ReutersJOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – World leaders from U.S. President Barack Obama to Cuba’s Raul Castro joined thousands of South Africans to honor Nelson Mandela on Tuesday in a memorial that will celebrate his gift for bringing enemies together across …Mandela memorial: Thousands gather in JohannesburgBBC NewsMourners in South Africa flock to Mandela memorialHouston ChronicleNelson Mandela memorial: […]