“For more than half a century, the sight of an American president in Havana would have been unimaginable. But this is a new day. Un nuevo dia.” So said President Obama has became the first U.S. president to visit Cuba in nearly 90 years. Cuban President Raúl Castro called for a lifting of the embargo and insisted there are still “profound differences that will not disappear over our political model, democracy, human rights, social justice, international relations, peace and stability.”

+ Back home, Cuban Americans are split over Obama’s trip.

+ Jeffrey Goldberg’s very interesting piece on the Road to Havana: “Nelson Mandela’s funeral opened the way for Obama’s historic Cuba visit.”

+ And here are some photos and videos from the historic visit.