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The United States will restore full diplomatic relations with Cuba, ending 50 years of Cold War hostilities between the two nations, President Obama announced today. The news comes after Cuba released an American contractor who had been imprisoned for …read more

Source: The Lowdown

Interactive Timeline: The Dramatic History of U.S.-Cuba Relations 18 December,2014Matthew Green


Matthew Green

Matthew Green is a digital media producer for KQED News. He previously produced The Lowdown, KQED’s multimedia news education blog. Matthew's written for numerous Bay Area publications, including the Oakland Tribune and San Francisco Chronicle. He also taught journalism classes at Fremont High School in East Oakland.

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