Cuba reopen its embassy in the US with a formal ceremony with 500 guests
Cuba will reopen on July 20 its embassy in the US with a formal ceremony with about 500 people and lead by Bruno Rodriguez, Foreign Minister of the island, who will be received in Washington by Secretary of State John Kerry.
After more than five decades of enmity, Cuba and the US will officially restored diplomatic relations on Monday, day when the respective "interests sections" of both countries in Washington and Havana become embassies again.
Bruno Rodriguez will travel to Washington at the head of a delegation of about 30 officials, former diplomats and representatives of sectors such as culture, education, health, science, the mass organizations of the country and the Council of Churches of Cuba.
The ceremony will take place around 10:30am (local time) and the Cuban flag will be hoisted on the prepared mast in the embassy.