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British foreign secretary visits Cuba

<p>Britain’s Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond visited Havana on Thursday for talks with his Cuban counterpart in the first such visit since 1959.</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="es" dir="ltr">Canciller de <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/ReinoUnido?src=hash">#ReinoUnido</a>, Philip Anthony Hammond, arribará a <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Cuba?src=hash">#Cuba</a> hoy 28 de abril en visita oficial. <a href="https://twitter.com/foreignoffice"><code>foreignoffice</a> <a href="https://t.co/d4T3L9BgmP">pic.twitter.com/d4T3L9BgmP</a></p>&mdash; Cancillería de Cuba (</code>CubaMINREX) <a href="https://twitter.com/CubaMINREX/status/725699469996482561">April 28, 2016</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <p>It was the latest development in an ongoing thawing of relations between the Caribbean country and the United States and follows <a href="http://www.euronews.com/nocomment/2016/03/21/president-barack-obama-and-his-family-visit-cuba/">Barack Obama’s</a> visit last month.</p> <p>Shortly after landing in Havana, Hammond laid a floral wreath at a monument dedicated to Cuba’s revolution hero Jose Marti.</p> <p>Four memorandums of understanding were signed between the UK and Cuba, covering education, energy, culture and financial services.</p>