On Sunday, in the afternoon, the First Family will travel to Havana, Cuba. While in Cuba, the President will work to build on the progress we have made toward normalization of relations with Cuba - advancing commercial and people-to-people ties that can improve the well-being of the Cuban people, and expressing our support for human rights.
Later in the afternoon, the First Family will arrive in Havana, Cuba.
Following the First Family’s arrival, the President and the First Lady will meet with Embassy personnel and families.
Afterward, the President and First Lady will take a walking tour of Old Havana.
The First Family will remain overnight in Havana, Cuba.
On Monday, the President will participate in a wreath laying ceremony and take a tour of the Jose Marti Memorial. Later in the morning, the President will then take an official photo with President Raul Castro of Cuba and participate in an official welcoming ceremony at the Palace of the Revolution. Afterward, the President will hold a bilateral meeting with President Castro. In the afternoon, the President will take part in an event focused on entrepreneurships and opportunity for the Cuban people. In the evening, the President and First Lady will attend a state dinner at the Palace of the Revolution.
On Tuesday, the President will deliver remarks to the people of Cuba at the Gran Teatro de La Habana Alicia Alonso. Later in the morning, the President will meet with members of civil society. Following the President’s meeting, the First Family will attend a Major League Baseball exhibition game between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Cuban National Team at the Estadio Latinoamericano. Americans and Cubans share a love of baseball, and this is yet another powerful reminder of the kinship between our peoples as well as the progress we can achieve when we leverage those natural ties. In the afternoon, the First Family will depart Havana, Cuba and travel to Buenos Aires, Argentina where they will remain overnight.
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