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Cuba: Obama and Castro watch baseball game in Havana

Cuba, Havana
March 22, 2016 at 23:48 GMT +00:00 · Published

US President Barack Obama and President of the Council of State of Cuba Raul Castro visited an exhibition baseball game between island's national team and Major League Baseball Tampa Ray Bays in Havana, Tuesday.

Obama and his family were greeted with applause from the tens of thousands of fans as they entered the Estadio Latinoamericano stadium. The US President and Castro greeted the players before the game began and watched three first innings of the match, before Obama left to the airport.

Obama is the first US president to visit Cuba in almost nine decades since diplomatic relations were normalised last year.

Cuba: Obama and Castro watch baseball game in Havana01:25
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US President Barack Obama and President of the Council of State of Cuba Raul Castro visited an exhibition baseball game between island's national team and Major League Baseball Tampa Ray Bays in Havana, Tuesday.

Obama and his family were greeted with applause from the tens of thousands of fans as they entered the Estadio Latinoamericano stadium. The US President and Castro greeted the players before the game began and watched three first innings of the match, before Obama left to the airport.

Obama is the first US president to visit Cuba in almost nine decades since diplomatic relations were normalised last year.

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