Another sign that Obama’s administration is attempting to restore relations with Cuba. The State Department official, named Bisa Williams, traveled to Cuba 2 weeks ago to open talks on improving cooperation between both nations. First thing on the agenda, restarting mail service between US and Cuba. Other things included migration talks and the fight against drug trafficking.


“This did not have to happen,” said Sarah Stephens, executive director of the Center for Democracy in the Americas. “These talks are taking place because the president decided it’s the right thing to do.”

To read the entire story on New York Times today at State Department Officials Meet With Cuban Authorities in Havana.