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>> this is 7 news at six 2k34r07b. >> now at 6:30, a major relation. president obama stheegd havana. >> in 50 years nothing has really happened so maybe it's time for a change. south florida divide ood this president is just flying castro's hands. >> and presidential hopefuls weigh in. >> i want the relationship between cuba and the u.s. to change but it has to be resip ra call. >> and team 7 coverage heafdz >> lynn: good evening every
history will beade in havana when president obama visit ts island nation. >> danielle: and we haven't seen a trip like this in am a century. alex diprato in the plex with the details. alex. >> reporter: danielle, the the last visititg president to visit cuba took a train to key west and then a beat ship to cuba. when president obama boards airforce one to fly to cuba, he will meet with ras ctro and the white house says they will speak withdy dissidents who want change on the island. >> it is historic for the first time in decades, a sitting u.s. president will step foot in cuba. president obama tweetingext month i'll travel to cuba to advance ourro pgress and efforts that can in prove the lieftz cuban people. ce we still have differences with the cuban government that i will raiseseirectly. america will always stand f human rites around the world. the prident will travel with first lady michelle obama to the island mash 21 for a two day visit.
when president cool aj and his wife took ah a battleship to havana i1928. >> the opening to cuba hold out real promise to improve the lives of the cuban people. >> this is really at core of our policy. >> the president plans to meet with dissidents during hi visit. relationships were improved between the two count treatment short term groups of protesters has turned from hundred to a thousand monthly. >> and today america is changing it's relationship with the people o o cuba. >> reporter: the president set this day in motion back in 2014 w4-9 u.s. government reopened ties with cuba. then last year the cuban embassy in washington reopened. the embas in havana also opened it's doors. earlier this weekhe obama administraonti gave approve sphral for a u.s. companyo manufaure tractors the island. south florid politicians are ng thereside planned visit. there is no just ta fa
obama make a visito t cuba before any real and sub sta tiff demoaticefcrorm are me by the castro regime and no such reform have happened. >> reporter: the rolling ones are dispoangtd include their latin america tour while president obama is on the island. and tampa bay will play the team during the visit. however it is unclear if he will attend the game. >> reporter: last weect two countries signed a dealn air travel allowing u.s. airlines to fly commercial roots 22 count treatment however tourism is still banned. it will be up to congress to lift the embargo. live in the newsplex. i'm alex diprato. 7 news. >> lynn: all eflt, thank you. president obama' plans for historic visit to cuba generating many concerns here in the u.s. assembly resistance, a group fighting replace the castro regime denouncing the president's plan to the island
positive step tore ward. >> if this is only for capitalism to do business with the capastro regime, i oppose it. if this is to open up cuba to the cuban people, i support it. >> this president is planooght castro's hands. >> lynn: and newssf the historic visit drawing quick reaction from republican a on the exainl trail as expect oochtd the can a dates are critical of the president's plans. >> seand to hear that but i i wasn't surprised that this was for shadowed or a long time i i think it's a real miss taifnght i think the president ought t t instead be pushing for f aree cuba. >> it breqk my heart just as we legit ta miez the regime in iran by negotiate age nuclear agreement of we're doing the same by diplomatic relation ch we got nothing in return and my hopepes cuba will be free one day and that's when the president should be going there. a year and two months after the opening to cue baflt the cuban government remains as o press sif as never but now they have
billions of dollars in resource that's they didn't have access to before is onipeng. >> lynn: senator marco rubio also sent a public letter to president obama urging him to reconsider theherip. >> danielle: and 7 news will be inub ca for the presintde's vissnts we'llave live could of from the island nation that again is mth. lynn: also on 7, republican front runner donald trump locked in a boarder battle with the pope. >> pope fncrais takg trum to task o his har line stance on immigration. >> daniee: and the donald not wasting any time firing back. >> liz nagy in the satellite center withhe t story. liz. >> danielle: snoo donald trump has had his faith questioned before by votser andomomrs r thomeinationnd h a is one agn tshi teim up against the world's most famous religious leader. in this round it's former reality starersus theple's
>> i just got a call. as i'm wkialng up here. they said mr. trup, the pope made a statement about you. said the pope? >> what did the pope say? >> i like the pope. w>>as it good or bad. ift' is good, i like the pope. if it's bad i don't like the pope. >> no, it's true. >> reporter: heading home from a six day tour of mexico corks the pontiff offered a few words on trump's taughted plan to build a wall between the u.s. and southerneighbor. >> a perern who thinks only about building walls wherever they maybe located and not buildingridges is not a christian. this is not in the gospel. >> i am christiannd proud of it. never ontoe take an insult without a quick rebullet. >> for a religious threerd question a person's faith is disgceraful. i'm proud to be a christian. and as president will not allow christianity to be consistentlyttd and weakenednlike what is hpen nowg wit our current.
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>> lynn: here is debra nor develop with a preview. >> thank lynn and danielle. coming up. think your neighbors are bad? wa 'l you meet the worse neighbors image inable. dogs screeing a gun an the bikertha kidnped the rongan m. toit into e 5:07 on 7. >> lynn: thankforatching. i'm lynn mtinez. >>aniell and i'm dielle kn. lipl see ut 7:30 for drind i'l you:0wi0 t res the gang. make it areat night everybody.od night. al-time clos caponing proved by u.s. ctioning company.