President Obama: 'Better future for Americans and Cubans'
US President Barack Obama says America will "cut loose the shackles of its past" and seek a better future for the people of Cuba and America.
He hailed a "new chapter" in US relations with Cuba, announcing moves to normalise diplomatic and economic ties.
In a statement on Wednesday, he said the US was looking to open an embassy in Havana.
17 Dec 2014
- From the section US & Canada