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Cuban embassy in Washington DC struck by gunfire; police arrest suspect

May 01, 2020 - 1:57 PM

While the suspect was arrested by Washington police, the investigation also includes the Secret Service, which is involved in assuring the security of foreign diplomats and embassies

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 30: Police investigate the scene where a shooter opened fire on the Cuban Embassy on April 30, 2020 in Washington, DC. According to authorities, no injuries have been reported after a gunman used an assault rifle to open fire on the embassy early on Thursday morning. Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images/AFP Sarah Silbiger / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / Getty Images via AFP

Man arrested after opening fire on Cuban embassy in Washington

Apr 30, 2020 - 9:25 PM

(UPDATED) 'Mission staff was not injured and is safe. Investigation is in progress,' Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez says

US, Cuba agree to restore ties, embassies to reopen

Jul 01, 2015 - 11:53 AM

2nd UPDATE Presidents Barack Obama and Raul Castro exchange letters agreeing to unfreeze ties on July 20 when embassies in Washington and Havana can be reopened

'HISTORIC STEP FORWARD.' Chief of Mission at the US Interests Section in Havana Jeffrey DeLaurentis (L) meets Cuban interim Foreign Minister, Marcelo Medina (R). DeLaurentis  delivers a letter from US President Barack Obama sent to Cuban President Raul Castro about resuming of diplomatic relationships between both countries. Photo by Alejandro Ernesto/EPA