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25 Feb, 2015 06:19

​Cuba Part I: From revolution to abnormal relations

Abby Martin highlights BTS’ eight day trip to Havana, Cuba, starting with a historical look at the tensions between the US and Cuba that have led them to the negotiating table. Then, the major areas of contention when it comes to these negotiations and where they currently stand. BTS’ Cody Snell, then speaks with members of the largest delegation of peace activists to visit Cuba since the announcement, highlighting the role of grassroots diplomacy. Average Cubans both in Havana and in Miami talk about their views on the state of US-Cuban relations. Finally, Kenia Serrano, a high ranking Cuban parliament member and president of The Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples, discusses everything from internet access to the crackdown on free speech.

WATCH: Cuba Part II

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