Scenes From President Obama’s Historic Cuba Trip

Photos from the historic trip of President Obama and his family to Cuba.

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U.S. President Barack Obama, right, and his Cuban counterpart Raul Castro wave to cheering fans as they arrive for a baseball game between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Cuban national baseball team, in Havana, Cuba, Tuesday, March 22, 2016.
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U.S. President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro greet players from the Tampa Bay Rays before an exhibition game between the Cuban national team and the Rays at the Estado Latinoamericano March 22, 2016 in Havana, Cuba.
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A man holds Cuban and U.S. flags during a Major League baseball exhibition game attended by U.S. President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro (both out of frame) at the Estadio Latinoamericano in Havana on March 22, 2016.
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Cuban President Raul Castro and U.S. President Barack Obama (R) wait for the start of a baseball game between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Cuban national team at the Estadio Latinoamericano in Havana on March 22, 2016.
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Members of the Cuban national baseball team wait in the dugout with children before the start of an exhibition game against the Major League Baseball team Tampa Bay Devil Rays at the Estado Latinoamericano on March 22, 2016, in Havana, Cuba. Cuban President Raul Castro and U.S. President Barack Obama attended the game, the first time a sitting president has visited Cuba in 88 years.
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President Barack Obama, left, meets with Cuban President Raul Castro at the Palace of the Revolution, Monday, March 21, 2016, in Havana, Cuba.
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U.S. President Barack Obama, left, attends a State Dinner hosted by Cuban President Raul Castro, right, at the Palace of the Revolution, Monday, March 21, 2016, in Havana, Cuba.
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A billboard showing Cuban revolutionary hero Ernesto "Che" Guevara is seen through the window of a bus carrying journalists to an event with President Barack Obama at the Grand Theater of Havana, Cuba, Tuesday, March 22, 2016. The billboard reads in Spanish "Long live free Cuba..."
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A woman points out the U.S. presidential limousine carrying President Barack Obama, as he arrives to the Grand Theater of Havana, Cuba,Tuesday, March 22, 2016.
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A bicycle taxi rides past a building painted with a Cuban flag and an image of Che Guevara, along with the Spanish slogan "Always toward victory!" in Havana, Cuba, Saturday, March 19, 2016.
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Tourists buying antiques in a shop watch the speech of U.S. President Barack Obama on a television, in Havana, Cuba, Tuesday, March 22, 2016. In his speech President Obama urged Cubans to look to the future with hope, casting his historic visit to the island nation as a moment to "bury the last remnants of the Cold War in the Americas."
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President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro, left, walk during a welcoming ceremony at the Palace of the Revolution, Monday, March 21, 2016, in Havana, Cuba.
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Cuban President Raul Castro reacts to a question during a joint news conference with President Barack Obama at the Palace of the Revolution in Havana, Cuba, Monday, March 21, 2016. Obama's visit to Cuba is a crowning moment in his and Castro's bid to normalize ties between two countries that sit just 90 miles apart.
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People wait to see U.S. President Barack Obama drive past on his way to address the Cuban people on television from the Gran Teatro on March 22, 2016, in Havana, Cuba. Mr. Obama's visit is the first in nearly 90 years for a sitting president, the last one being Calvin Coolidge.
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People push and shove while trying to get to their seats to watch an exhibition baseball game attended by U.S. President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro at the Estado Latinoamericano on March 22, 2016, in Havana, Cuba.
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Spectators cheers during a baseball match between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Cuban national team, in Havana, Cuba, Tuesday, March 22, 2016. The crowd roared as U.S. President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro entered the stadium and walked toward their seats in the VIP section behind home plate. It's the first game featuring an MLB team in Cuba since the Baltimore Orioles played in the country in 1999.
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Fans cheer during the first inning of play during the exhibition game between Tampa Bay Rays and the Cuban national team at the Estado Latinoamericano March 22, 2016, in Havana, Cuba.
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A Cuban security agent stands keeping an eye on members of the press and invited guests from a balcony in the Gran Teatro de la Habana Alicia Alonso in the Old Havana city center where U.S. President Barack Obama will deliver remarks March 22, 2016 in Havana, Cuba.
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U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama, left, gestures as she and her daughter Malia add a symbolic shovelful of dirt atop a gift of two magnolia trees and a bench, at a small park beside Ruben Martinez Villena public library in Plaza de las Armas, Old Havana, Cuba, Tuesday, March 22, 2016. The bench, made of recycled materials, bears the inscription in English and Spanish "A gift to the people of Cuba from Mrs. Michelle Obama, first lady of the U.S., March 2016."
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U.S. President Barack Obama, center, walks in the rain with first lady Michelle Obama, who is holding the arm of her mother Marian Robinson, during a walking tour of Old Havana, Cuba, Sunday, March 20, 2016.
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U.S. President Barack Obama waves to the crowd before he delivers his speech at the Grand Theater of Havana, Tuesday, March 22, 2016. Obama, who is in Cuba in a trailblazing trip, said he came to Cuba to "bury the last remnant of the Cold War in the Americas.”
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Young Cubans wait for the arrival of U.S. President Barack Obama at the Gran Teatro de la Habana Alicia Alonso in the Old Havana city center March 22, 2016, in Havana, Cuba.
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President Barack Obama waves before delivering a speech at the Gran Teatro de la Habana in Havana on March 22, 2016. During his address, Obama said he has come to Cuba to "bury the last remnant" of the Cold War.
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U.S. President Barack Obama is seen on television under a poster with Cuban President Raul Castro and his brother Fidel Castro as he addresses the Cuban people from the Gran Teatro on March 22, 2016, in Havana, Cuba.
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Cuban prima ballerina assoluta and choreographer Alicia Alonso acknowledges applause as she enters the theater that bears her name, before the arrival of U.S. President Barack Obama at the Gran Teatro de la Habana Alicia Alonso in the Old Havana city center, March 22, 2016, in Havana, Cuba.
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U.S. President Barack Obama (L) meets Cuban dancer Alicia Alonso at the Gran Teatro of Havana which bears Alonso's name in Havana, Cuba on March 22, 2016.
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U.S. President Barack Obama waves after delivering a speech at the Gran Teatro de la Habana in Havana on March 22, 2016. President Barack Obama said that Cubans should be free to speak without fear, should not be detained for their thoughts and should embrace democracy, in a speech televised across the Communist-run island Tuesday.
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Workers prepare the site for a photo op at the entrance of a new Google technology center that will offer free Internet at the studio of Cuban artist Alexis Leiva Machado, better known as Kcho, in Havana, Cuba, Monday, March 21, 2016. Kcho has long maintained close relationship with the Castro government and became the first independent source of free Internet in Cuba last year when he began offering free WiFi at his studio.
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President Barack Obama and National Security Advisor Susan Rice talk on the phone with Homeland Security Advisor Lisa Monaco to receive an update on a terrorist attack in Brussels, Belgium on March 22, 2016, in Havana, Cuba. The President made the call from the residence of the U.S. Chief of Mission in Havana.
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US President Barack Obama (C) takes part in a Civil Society Roundtable discussion at the US embassy in Havana on March 22, 2016. President Barack Obama said that Cubans should be free to speak without fear, should not be detained for their thoughts and should embrace democracy, in a speech televised across the Communist-run island Tuesday.
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A Cuban man wearing an American flag applauds as President Barack Obama's convoy passes by in the rain along the Malecon into Old Havana, Cuba, March 20, 2016. Obama's trip is a crowning moment in his and Cuban President Raul Castro's ambitious effort to restore normal relations between their countries.
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President Barack Obama with Cuban President Raul Castro walk during a welcoming ceremony at the Palace of the Revolution, March 21, 2016, in Havana, Cuba.
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President Barack Obama, right, and first lady Michelle pose for a picture with Cuba's President Raul Castro as they arrive for a state dinner at the Palace of the Revolution in Havana, Cuba, Monday, March 21, 2016. Laying bare a half-century of tensions, Obama and Castro prodded each other Monday over human rights and the long-standing U.S. economic embargo during a joint news conference.
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Government supporters stage a counter-protest to one held by Ladies in White, a dissident women's group that calls for the release of political prisoners, near the dissident group's weekly protest in Havana, Cuba, Sunday, March 20, 2016, the same day President Barack Obama arrived for a three-day visit. The signs read in Spanish: "We all march on for my homeland."
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Cuban President Raul Castro (R) raises US President Barack Obama's hand during a meeting at the Revolution Palace in Havana on March 21, 2016. Cuba's Communist President Raul Castro on Monday stood next to Barack Obama and hailed his opposition to a long-standing economic "blockade," but said it would need to end before ties are fully normalized.
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People climb a window grate as it rains in hopes of catching a glimpse of President Obama during his visit to Cathedral Square in Old Havana, Cuba, March 20, 2016.
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President Barack Obama takes part in an event focused on entrepreneurship and opportunity for the Cuban people at La Cervecera on March 21, 2016 in Havana, Cuba.
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President Barack Obama waves to people as he enters a restaurant in Havana, Cuba, March 20, 2016.
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Cubans wave and take pictures as President Barack Obama's car passes by on its way to the Revolution square in Havana on March 21, 2016. President Obama held rare talks with his Cuban counterpart Raul Castro on Monday in Havana, setting aside a more than half-century bitter standoff between the United States and the communist island.
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President Barack Obama and John Kerry, U.S. Secretary of State, listen to the playing of the U.S. National Anthem as they take part in a wreath laying ceremony at the Jose Marti memorial in Revolution Square on March 21, 2016 in Havana, Cuba. Mr. Obama's visit is the first in nearly 90 years for a sitting president, the last one being Calvin Coolidge.
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President Barack Obama stands near the Jose Marti memorial after taking part in a wreath laying ceremony in Revolution Square on March 21, 2016 in Havana, Cuba.
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President Obama, center, waves as he walks in heavy rain during his visit to Havana, Cuba, on March 20, 2016.
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President Barack Obama and his daughter Malia smile as they visit a monument of Cuban independence hero Carlos Manuel de Cespedes during their visit to Old Havana, Cuba, Sunday, March 20, 2016. First lady Michelle Obama and daughter Sasha stand at left. Obama's trip is a crowning moment in his and Cuban President Raul Castro's ambitious effort to restore normal relations between their countries.
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President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama step out of Air Force One after arriving in Cuba on March 20, 2016.
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President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, daughters Malia and Sasha greets dignitaries upon arrival in Havana, Cuba, March 20, 2016.
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A sign with a picture of Cuban President Raul Castro and President Obama is seen on a wall in Old Havana as Cuba prepares for the visit on March 18, 2016, in Havana, Cuba.
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An artisan who goes by the nickname Buby displays several refrigerator magnets of U.S. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama for sale at a souvenir shop in Havana, Cuba, Monday, March 14, 2016, ahead of the President's visit.
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Cuban police arrive to the area where President Barack Obama will visit in Old Havana, Cuba, March 20, 2016. In his historic visit to Cuba, Obama is relegating decades of American acrimony with the communist country further into the past and cementing a new relationship between the Cold War-era foes.
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Patrons at a Havana hotel wave as President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, daughters Malia and Sasha walk past in Havana, Cuba, March 20, 2016.
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Members of the "Ladies in White," a group founded by the partners and relatives of jailed dissidents, demonstrate hours before President Obama visited Havana, Cuba, on March 20, 2016.
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A group of pro-government protesters holds a banner reading, "We all march for the revolution" in Spanish before President Obama began his visit to Havana, Cuba, on March 20, 2016.
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President Obama in Havana.
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President Obama and Michelle Obama board Air Force One at Andrews Air Base as they head to Cuba.
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A member of the "Ladies in White" gestures out a window after being detained hours before President Obama began his visit to Havana, Cuba, on March 20, 2016.
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A member of the "Ladies in White," a group founded by the partners and relatives of jailed dissidents that regularly protests against the Cuban government, is led away by police officers hours before President Obama began his visit to Havana, Cuba, on March 20, 2016.
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The caravan of vehicles for President Obama and his family arrive before Air Force One lands at Jose Marti International Airport.
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Members of the White House press corps walk past a woman watching television on her sofa as President Obama takes a walking tour near the 18th century Catedral de San Cristobal de la Habana on March 20, 2016, in Havana, Cuba. Obama is the first sitting president to visit Cuba in nearly 90 years.
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President Barack Obama and Ben Rhodes talk with Cardinal Jamie Ortega while touring La Catedral de la Virgen Maria de la Concepcion Inmaculada with Cardinal Jamie Ortega in Old Havana, Cuba, March 20, 2016.
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President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama greet children and families of embassy personnel during an event at Melia Habana Hotel, in Havana, Cuba, March 20, 2016.
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First Lady Michelle Obama and daughters Malia and Sasha tour La Catedral de la Virgen Maria de la Concepcion Inmaculada in Old Havana, Cuba, March 20, 2016.
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