President Obama was photographed in front of a giant Che Guevara mural during his historic visit to Cuba
President Barack Obama was photographed in front of a giant mural depicting Argentine Marxist revolutionary Ernesto "Che" Guevara on Monday during his historic visit to the communist country.
Obama arrived in Cuba on Sunday, marking the first visit by a US president in 88 years. The US announced that it would restore diplomatic relations with Cuba in late 2014.
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The estrangement between the US and Cuba started in 1959 when Cuba's revolution overthrew a pro-American government. Guevara is a famous figure of the revolution.
Obama was also photographed in front of a mural of Camilo Cienfuegos, another Cuban revolutionary.
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