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Cubans Hope for More U.S. Trade, Better Lives

Posted April 13, 2015

Under Economic Issues, International Trade Issues

(Japan Times)

Cubans hailed Saturday’s historic meeting between Presidents Raul Castro and Barack Obama but said they want to see ties warm faster between the Cold War foes so that the lives of ordinary people on the island can improve.

Havana residents stopped in the middle of errands or family time to watch Castro and Obama shaking hands and addressing the press about their efforts to re-establish diplomatic ties.

In a broadcast seen in homes and business across Cuba, both presidents said they agreed about the need for progress. Click here to read more.