US signs trade deal with Argentina during Obama trip
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US signs trade deal with Argentina during Obama trip

AFP - March 23, 2016

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – The United States and Argentina sealed a major trade deal on the first day of President Barack Obama's visit Wednesday, bolstering the efforts of his counterpart…

Obama addresses the Cuban nation in historic Havana visit
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Obama addresses the Cuban nation in historic Havana visit

Juliet Eilperin and Karen DeYoung | The Washington Post - March 22, 2016

HAVANA, Cuba – "Sí se puede," U.S. President Barack Obama told the Cuban people Tuesday in a nationwide address that promised a new beginning and a bright future together.…

Obama, Castro hail ‘new day’ for US-Cuba relations
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Business
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Obama, Castro hail ‘new day’ for US-Cuba relations

Andrew Beatty and Sebastian Smith | AFP - March 21, 2016

HAVANA, Cuba – U.S. President Barack Obama and his Cuban counterpart Raúl Castro vowed Monday in Havana to set aside their differences in pursuit of what the…

On first full day in Cuba, Obama meets with Castro and will address the public
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On first full day in Cuba, Obama meets with Castro and will address the public

Juliet Eilperin, Karen DeYoung and Nick Miroff | The Washington Post - March 21, 2016

HAVANA -- President Barack Obama's historic trip to Cuba officially began Monday as President Raúl Castro greeted him with a military honor guard and the playing of…

Obama promises human rights talk with Castro
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Obama promises human rights talk with Castro

AFP - March 14, 2016

HAVANA, Cuba – U.S. President Barack Obama, who visits Cuba in a week, promised dissidents he would directly discuss human rights issues with their president, Raúl Castro, in…

Costa Rica winds down humanitarian mission for Cuban migrants with presidential send-off
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Costa Rica winds down humanitarian mission for Cuban migrants with presidential send-off

David Boddiger - March 12, 2016

Just before sunrise on Friday morning, Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solís stepped on board an aircraft bound for Mexico and told its passengers – hundreds of…

Obama’s brutal assessment of the rise of Donald Trump
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Obama’s brutal assessment of the rise of Donald Trump

Niraj Chokshi | The Washington Post - March 12, 2016

Donald Trump's ascendance is nothing if not surprising. Pundits thought he would flame out early; he has done things that could have ended other campaigns; and his…

With Obama visit, Cubans hope for home run in baseball diplomacy
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With Obama visit, Cubans hope for home run in baseball diplomacy

Aaron C. Davis | The Washington Post - March 7, 2016

HAVANA, Cuba – Cuba's communist government is trying an unusual diplomatic tool to crack the economic trade barrier with the United States: baseball. The Castro regime, the Obama…

Obama presents plan to close Guantanamo prison
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Obama presents plan to close Guantanamo prison

Andrew Beatty and Thomas Watkins | AFP - February 23, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday presented a long-awaited roadmap to close the controversial U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, saying it was time to…

Obama seeks $1.9 billion to combat spread of Zika virus
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Obama seeks $1.9 billion to combat spread of Zika virus

Brady Dennis | The Washington Post - February 23, 2016

See: Costa Rica confirms first two local cases of Zika virus U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday asked Congress to set aside $1.9 billion to respond to the…