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5 years after US embassy reopened, Cubans share their expectations ahead of US election

Five years after the United States reopened its embassy in Havana during the Obama administration, Cubans share their expectations for both countries ahead of the US elections, amid a deep freeze in bilateral relations following new sanctions imposed by President Donald Trump's government.

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