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Beyond the handshake: Where do US-Cuba relations stand?

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President Barack Obama shakes hands with Cuban President Raul Castro ... ABC news

On Tuesday, President Obama made waves when he shook the hands of Cuban leader, Raul Castro, at the memorial of Nelson Mandela.

The US has not had diplomatic relations with Cuba since Raul's brother, Fidel Castro took control of the country. So what would a thawing of economic sanctions and diplomatic relations look like?

Professor Jorge Duany, director of the Cuba Research Institute at Florida International University joins the show to discuss the status and future of US-Cuba relations.

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