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Global Politics

No cigar just yet: Many obstacles remain before complete normalization with Cuba

President Barack Obama’s December 17 announcement that he would begin normalizing relations with Cuba sparked hot debate on both sides of the Florida Strait. It also began a political process that won’t end until a highly fractious Congress can agree on new legislation, not likely to happen any time soon. Among other obstacles is the long-questioned human rights record of the Castro regime. Independent watchdog organization Freedom House says Cuba falls just shy of its “worst of the worst list” for denying its citizens political rights and civil liberties.

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Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Guerrero. The Mexican government wants to build a hydro-electric dam near the popular tourist resort of Acapulco and local residents aren't happy about it. The World's Lorne Matalon reports.

Global Politics

50 years of US-Cuba relations

Anchor Katy Clark speaks with Dan Erikson, author of "The Cuba Wars: Fidel Castro, the United States, and the Next Revolution," about 50 years of tense relations between the US and Cuba. This week marks the 50th anniversary of Fidel Castro and his communist regime coming to power.