The two nations are set to resume talks Friday in Washington on the restoration of diplomatic relations.
The building, originally constructed as U.S.-Cuba Cultural Institute, was once mainstay of the two countries’ deep and complicated ties.
Antonio Ledezma will be indicted on charges of “conspiracy,” state prosecutors said.
Nine congressional Democrats are thought to be first U.S. politicians to meet with Miguel Díaz-Canel, next in line to succeed Raúl Castro.
From Woody Allen’s “Bananas” to Seinfeld episodes spoofing Fidel Castro as George Steinbrenner, Cuba and its revolutionary iconography-- the beards and cigars in particular-- have long been a ripe target for yanqui satirists.
The resplendent Cuban capitol, inspired by its U.S. sibling, gets a physical and symbolic renovation.
A letter marked the former leader’s first comments on the breakthrough deal toward restoring relations.
Some Cubans fear that America’s immigration benefits — which essentially treat anyone from the island as a political refugee — are in jeopardy.
The meeting sends a message of support as U.S. talks with the Cuban government continue.
But Havana wants a change in American migration policy.