Published October 10, 2013
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This Week's Program:
Cuba and the United States will open embassies in each other's capitals for the first time in half a century. US Secretary of State John Kerry says he will be there when the US Flag goes up in Havana in Late July. Although opposition continues in the US Congress, President Obama says Americans and Cubans alike want normal relations. In this week’s HashtagVOA, Cal Perry introduces us to some people who are already moving forward.
John Hemingway: Author, Grandson of Earnest Hemingway
Ignacio Gonzalez Vidal: Web Stringers - CUBA
Marc Hanson: Sr. Associate on Cuba, Washington Office on Latin America