Hollande Makes Historic Visit to Cuba

Francois Hollande has become the first French president to visit Cuba. He's using, using a one-day trip to build business and diplomatic relations five months after a detente between Havana and Washington.
Hollande is to meet Cuban President Raul Castro on Monday, as well as inaugurating a new building for the French cultural center,
He says France "will be a faithful ally" of Cuba as it develops and re-enters the global economic system.
And he's bringing along French business people who might help.
The visit follows a December announcement that the Obama administration will start to ease restrictions on Cuba after more than a half-century of hostility, opening opportunities for U.S. businesses.



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