Thursday 17 August 2017

History in their hands

It was the handshake that took the world by surprise at the memorial service for Nelson Mandela: though their nations have been foes for five decades, US President Barack Obama warmly clasped the hand of Cuba's Raul Castro. Leaders embrace Mandela's legacy: P36&37

Barack Obama shakes hands with Cuban President Raul Castro at the FNB Stadium in Soweto, South Africa.
Barack Obama shakes hands with Cuban President Raul Castro at the FNB Stadium in Soweto, South Africa.

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