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Secretary of State John Kerry, and other dignitaries watch as U.S. Marines raise the U.S. flag over the newly reopened embassy in Havana, Cuba this morning. Kerry traveled to the Cuban capital to raise the U.S. flag and formally reopen the long-closed U.S. Embassy. Cuba and U.S. officially restored diplomatic relations July 20, as part of efforts to normalize ties between the former Cold War foes. (Martinez Monsivais/AP)
Secretary of State John Kerry, and other dignitaries watch as U.S. Marines raise the U.S. flag over the newly reopened embassy in Havana, Cuba this morning. Kerry traveled to the Cuban capital to raise the U.S. flag and formally reopen the long-closed U.S. Embassy. Cuba and U.S. officially restored diplomatic relations July 20, as part of efforts to normalize ties between the former Cold War foes. (Martinez Monsivais/AP)
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Secretary of State John Kerry is in Havana today, where he watched the American flag being raised over the first U.S. embassy in Cuba in more than five decades.

Cuba's embassy in Washington opened last month after President Obama announced that the U.S. and Cuba would re-establish diplomatic ties. It's a move that has brought cheers from some in the Cuban-American community, but sharp criticism from others.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson talks with Univision news anchor Maria Elena Salinas about the historic move.

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This segment aired on August 14, 2015.

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