The Cuban flag is raised over their new embassy in Washington, DC July 20, 2015. Cuba’s blue, red and white-starred flag was hoisted Monday at the country’s embassy in Washington in a symbolic move signaling the start of a new post-Cold War era in U.S.-Cuba relations. AFP PHOTO / ANDREW HARNIK
A roundup of the news, reactions, sights, and sounds captured by the CCTV America team as the Cuban embassy in D.C. reopened on June 20, 2015. It was a symbolic step forward as full diplomatic ties were restored after 54 years of an icy, Cold War relationship.