The Latest: Obama arrives in Cuba for historic visit


HAVANA (AP)– The Latest on President Barack Obama’s trip to Cuba (all times local):

President Barack Obama is in Cuba for a historic visit. It’s a big step in efforts to forge new ties between the United States and its one-time foe.

Obama in Cuba

Air Force One just landed in Havana.

The president is traveling with first lady Michelle Obama and their daughters, Malia and Sasha, as well as a group of American lawmakers and business leaders.

What’s on tap for the rest of the day?

Obama will greet staff at the new U.S. Embassy and then join his family for a tour of Old Havana.

On Monday, Obama will hold talks with Cuban President Raul Castro and also hold an event with U.S. and Cuban entrepreneurs.

Obama is the first U.S. president to visit Cuba in nearly 90 years.