What Will 'Normalized' U.S.-Cuba Relations Change?
Relations with Cuba seem to be on a path to normalcy, and it's happening faster than many expected. What's changing, and why now?By Sebastian Martinez | December 17, 2014
The freeing of a prisoner sets off an avalanche of changes in relations between U.S. and Cuba — at least, that's how it looks from the outside.
More than 20 years after the Cold War ended, the U.S. looks closer to normalizing relations with the Caribbean country than ever, but what exactly is changing, and how did it come about? (Video via Voice of America)
Wednesday morning, Cuban authorities released American Alan Gross after five years of imprisonment in exchange for three of the remaining Cuban Five, agents convicted of espionage in Florida in the early 2000s. (Video via WRC-TV, YouTube / Francesca Fionda)