President Obama arrives in Cuba with family, becoming first sitting U.S. pres to visit country in nearly 90 yearshttps://t.co/u8nepaVPPs— NBC News (@NBCNews) March 20, 2016
The visit wasn't without controversy. The Miami Herald reports that before Obama landed, about 50 Cuban dissidents were arrested by Cuban officials. In Miami, hundreds gathered to protest Obama visiting the island nation, including Florida's Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera, who is the son of Cuban exiles.
¿Que bolá Cuba? Just touched down here, looking forward to meeting and hearing directly from the Cuban people.— President Obama (@POTUS) March 20, 2016
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