Baseball game in Havana
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President Obama visits Cuba

Baseball game in Havana
President Barack Obama visits in March with special guests at an exhibition baseball game between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Cuban National Team at Cuba’s Estadio Latinoamericano. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Baseball game in Havana

Fans jump to their feet as Cuba’s first batter hits a single against the Tampa Rays during an exhibition game at Estadio Latinoamericano.

 (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Baseball game in Havana

Tampa Rays players carry Cuban children during opening ceremonies at an exhibition baseball game between wiith the Cuban National Team.

 (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Rays center fielder

Rays center fielder Mikie Mahtook chuckles as a dove flies overhead during an exhibition game between Tampa and the Cuban National Team.

 (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Baseball game in Havana

Cuba National Team members wait for opening ceremonies to begin moments before an exhibition game against the Tampa Rays at Estadio Latinoamericano.

 (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Taking photographs

Onlookers crane to shoot smartphone images of President Obama, who is stationed more than a block away at the El Gran Teatro de Havana in Central Havana.

 (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Waving in the street

Cubans wave to President Obama as he passes through central Havana.

 (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Meeting with dissidents

President Obama meets with dissidents and other Cubans at the U.S. Embassy in Havana. From left are Nelson Alvarez Matute, Miriam Celaya Gonzalez and Manuel Cuesta Morua.

 (Pablo Martinez Monsivais / Associated Press)
Cheering in Havana

Maria Castro, left, and Laritza Mojenas cheer for President Obama from the front door of a Havana home.

 (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Watching Obama’s speech

Angel Tapia, 72, right, watches President Obama’s speech.

 (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Speech at the Gran Teatro

President Obama delivers a speech at the Gran Teatro de la Habana in Havana.

 (Nicholas Kamm / AFP/Getty Images)
Speech at the Gran Teatro

Cuba President Raul Castro, bottom center, receives applause after arriving to hear President Obama’s address at the El Gran Teatro of Havana.

 (Michael Reynolds / European Pressphoto Agency)
Press conference with Raul Castro

Cuban President Raul Castro lifts up the arm of President Barack Obama at the conclusion of their joint news conference at the Palace of the Revolution in Havana, Cuba.

 (Pablo Martinez Monsivais / AP)
Watching Obama

Cristina Vareaes, right, and friend Mercedes Lopez, watch President Barack Obama answer questions at a news conference with Cuban President Raul Castro in Havana on Monday.

 (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Preparing to play the Tampa Rays

Military school students watch the Cuba National baseball team practice at the Estadio Latinoamericano. The Cuban team will play the Tampa Rays in an exhibition game.

 (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Famous fan

A statue of a famous Cuban baseball fan, Armando Luis Torres Torres, sits in the lower level seats along the third base line at Estadio Latinoamericano. President Obama is scheduled to watch a game in the stadium.

 (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
President Obama in Cuba
President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro review soldiers during a welcoming ceremony at the Palace of the Revolution on Monday in Havana. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais / Associated Press)
Obama in Cuba

President Barack Obama, along with his daughter, waves to well wishers as he tours Old Havana with his family soon after touching down on Air Force One, becoming the first sitting President since Calvin Coolidge to visit Cuba.

 (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Obama in Cuba
Cubans watch Air Force One land in Havana this year when President Obama became the first U.S. commander in chief in nearly nine decades to visit the nation while in office. (Rolando Pujol / European Pressphoto Agency)
Obama in Cuba

People wait in Central Havana to get a glimpse of President Obama.

 (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Obamas in Cuba

President Barack Obama shakes hands with Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez as First Lady Michelle Obama looks on upon arrival at the airport in Havana on Sunday.

 (Ismael Francisco / Associated Press)
President Barack Obama in Cuba

President Barack Obama waves after his arrival at  Jose Marti International Airport in Havana on Sunday.

 (Alejandro Ernesto / European Pressphoto Agency)
President Barack Obama arrives in Cuba

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama arrive Sunday at Jose Marti International Airport in Havana on Air Force One.

 (Joe Raedle / Getty Images)
President Obama arrives in Cuba

The plane carrying President Obama lands in Havana on Sunday.

 (Yuri Cortez / AFP/Getty Images)
Obama in Cuba

Tourists stand next to a sign showing President  Obama, right, and Cuba President Raul Castro next to the Cathedral in Old Havana.

 (Enric Mart / Associated Press)
Cuba

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama wave as they board Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews near Washington, D.C. to travel to Cuba.

 (Martin H. Simon / European Pressphoto Agency)
Cuba

A house in Havana displays the flags of the United States and Cuba.

 (Orlando Barria / European Pressphoto Agency)
Cuba
A picture of the Cuban leader Fidel Castro in Havana. (Orlando Barria / European Pressphoto Agency)
Cuba

Policewomen drag away members of Ladies in White, a women’s dissident group that calls for the release of political prisoners, during the group’s weekly protest in Havana on Sunday.

 (Rebecca Blackwell / Associated Press)
Cuba

Waves crash well beyond the seawall along Havana’s Malecon as a storm hangs over Cuba for a second straight day.

 (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
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