• Cuban President Raul Castro has urged the United States to end its trade embargo after the two countries opened formal talks on restoring diplomatic relations.

    Abdel Rodriguez holds a Cuban flag as he stands outside the Little Havana restaurant Versailles, as people absorb the news that Alan Gross was released from a Cuban prison and that U.S. President Barack Obama wants to change the United States Cuba policy on December 17, 2014 in Miami, United States. Alan Gross, the American contractor had spent five years in Cuban jail.
    LAST UPDATE : Dec 18, 2014, 1:15 AM EST