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Obama names first ambassador to Cuba in five decades

The United States has tapped Jeffrey DeLaurentis, America's top diplomat in Havana, to become the first official ambassador to Cuba in five decades. "The appointment of an ambassador is a common sense step forward toward a more normal and productive relationship between our two countries," Obama said in a statement. Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro announced a thaw in relations in December 2014.
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