US-Cuba Relations: From Sudden Warming To Icy Plunge


Cold War enemies for more than five decades, Cuba and the United States dramatically improved their ties in 2014 before an icy reversal under President Donald Trump five years ago.


Here is a recap.


On December 17, 2014, US President Barack Obama and his Cuban counterpart Raul Castro agree to revive diplomatic ties suspended since 1961.


The breakthrough follows 18 months of secret talks mediated by the Vatican and Canada.