Costa Rica Re-Establishes Ties with Cuba

CNN is reporting the president of Costa Rica announced Wednesday that he is re-establishing diplomatic relations with Cuba more than 47 years after one of his predecessors severed them. The rupture occurred in 1961, a few months after then-President Fidel Castro declared Cuba a socialist state. On September 10 of that year, then-President Mario Echandi signaled the end of diplomatic relations by signing Executive Decree Number 2, said Arias. The United States, which made the same move on January 3, 1961, has not restored diplomatic relations with the communist country.

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