The Heat explores the future of normalized relations between US and Cuba

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People line up to take the bus outside the Capitolio in Havana, Cuba, Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014. How does one end almost 54 years of hostility toward a next-door neighbor? That’s about to become clear as the Obama administration and the communist government of Raul Castro move to normalize more than a half-century of bitter animosity between the United States and Cuba. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

U.S. President Barack Obama and his Cuban counterpart Raul Castro made historic announcements this week to normalize diplomatic relations between the two countries. After 50 years of hostility, the United States aims to reopen a US embassy in Havana as and ease travel restrictions for Americans visiting Cuba.

CCTV America’s Nathan King reported on the latest diplomatic events from Washington, D.C.

The Heat discusses the future of normalized relations between US and Cuba

U.S. President Barack Obama and his Cuban counterpart Raul Castro made historic announcements this week to normalize diplomatic relations between the two countries. After 50 years of hostility, the United States aims to reopen a US embassy in Havana as and ease travel restrictions for Americans visiting Cuba.

The Heat interviewed Carlos Gutierrez, the former U.S. Secretary of Commerce in the George W. Bush administration to discuss current relations between Cuba and the United States.

Fmr Commerce Sec. Carlos Gutierrez discusses future of Cuba-US relations

Carlos Gutierrez, former U.S. Secretary of Commerce with the George W. Bush administration discussed the Cuba-U.S. relationship.

For more about US-Cuba ties, The Heat interviewed a panel of experts:

Eric Farnsworth, Domingo Amuchastegui, Carlos Iglesias discuss US-Cuba ties

To talk about the new precedent set between U.S. and Cuba, The Heat interviewed a panel of experts.