: President Obama to make a historic Cuba visit
Politics10:32 Mar. 20, 2016

President Obama to make a historic Cuba visit

It is the first time American president to visit the island in almost 90 years

Cuba is preparing to welcome Barack Obama to Havana, the first such visit by a sitting U.S. president since 1928.

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Security has been beefed up on the island ahead of the two day tour.

Obama will told talks with President Raul Castro, enjoy a state dinner and speak with entrepreneurs and tourists.

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It's been organized just over a year after diplomatic relations between America and Cuba were restored. But Republican congressional leaders have voiced opposition to the trip - especially with the Castro family still in power.

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