Obama put the nomination ambassador of Cuba by
U.s. president Barack Obama has Jeffrey DeLaurentis officially nominated as the first U.s. ambassador to Cuba in over fifty years.
The diplomat will now all lead to the last year reopened embassy in Havana, but to have him officially to ambassador to be able to appoint Obama has approval of the Senate.
That is a difficult task since the Republicans have the majority and yet not exactly enthusiastic about the normalization of ties between the U.S. and Cuba. In the Senate sit influential politicians with Cuban parents, such as Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio, who, as yet, against any rapprochement with the communist country.
The U.S. and Cuba since the revolution of 1959, for decades, been hostile to each other stood, but recovered last year the diplomatic ties.