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Obama, Dissidents Meet at US Embassy in Havana


U.S. President Barack Obama attends a meeting with Cuban dissidents at the U.S. embassy in Havana, Cuba, March 22, 2016. On the wall behind Obama is a painting, "My New Friend," donated to the embassy by Michel Mirabal, a Cuban artist.

U.S. President Barack Obama attends a meeting with Cuban dissidents at the U.S. embassy in Havana, Cuba, March 22, 2016. On the wall behind Obama is a painting, "My New Friend," donated to the embassy by Michel Mirabal, a Cuban artist.

U.S. President Barack Obama, after delivering a historic speech to the Cuban people Tuesday, later met with about a dozen dissidents and civil society leaders at the U.S. Embassy in Havana.

They included:

Augel Yunier Remon
Antonio Rodiles
Juana Mora Cedeno
Jose Daniel Ferrer
Laritza Diversent
Berta Soler
Dagoberta Valdes Hernandez
Guillermo Coco Farinas
Nelson Alvarez Matute
Miriam Celaya Gonzales
Manuel Cuesta Morua
Miriam Leiva Viamonte
Elizardo Sanchez

Aru Pande at the White House contributed to this report.

WATCH: Obama meets with Cuban dissidents at US Embassy in Havana

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