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Workers from Eastern Shores Flagpoles raise a flagpole at the Cuban Interest Section in Washington in preparation for re-opening of embassies in Havana and Washington, Wednesday, June 10, 2015. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP)
Workers from Eastern Shores Flagpoles raise a flagpole at the Cuban Interest Section in Washington in preparation for re-opening of embassies in Havana and Washington, Wednesday, June 10, 2015. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP)
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President Obama announced today that Cuba and the United States have agreed to reopen their embassies in Washington and Havana. It's a major step in restoring diplomatic relations between the two countries.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with Guillermo Grenier, professor in the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs at Florida International University, about what the move means for both countries.

Guest

  • Guillermo Grenier, head of the department of global and sociocultural studies at the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs at Florida International University in Miami.

This segment aired on July 1, 2015.

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