Obama Historic handshake with Raul Castro at Nelson Mandela Funeral

A gesture that has been making quite a story on the net. President Barack Obama is seeing shaking the hand of Raul Castro during the memorial service for Nelson Mandela.

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So what is the big deal with this handshake? Was this a pre-planned encounter

Mwin pa konnin pou rou, min mwin konnin ke pa ginyin anpil "akcidan nan politik. Si nou kwè ke sa te yon coinsidans, se zafè pa-ou. Mon Chè sa te fè pati de plan-an tande. Obama tap cherche okasyo sa

Eske tap gin yon pi bel opotinite pou Prezidan Obama pou li tava piblikman montre le mond ke li vle travay avek Raul Castro?

The president of the US Barack Obama shook the hand of Raul Castro who was one of the many dignitaries he greeted on his way to deliver his address honoring Nelson Mandela South African leader.

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Gaspa says...

Had Obama not recognized Castro as he did all the other leaders, his speech would have worth the paper it's written on in light of what Mandela stood for and demonstrate to the

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Raymond Lafontant says...

the last time a president of the us shakes hands with a president of Cuba was at the funeral of former 1er minister Trudeau.

It was between Presidents Clinton and Fidel.

No

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Jules Casseus says...

I think that the hand-shake Obama/ Castro was done at the appropriate time in an appropriate occasion.

Mandela's fight for reconciliation won another

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