Obama guidance, press schedule March 22, 2016. Baseball in Cuba

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Then-President Barack Obama and Cuba President Raul Castro shake hands in a meeting in Havana in March 2016. | Ramon Espinosa/AP

Below, from the White House….


Office of the Press Secretary


March 21, 2016



In the morning, the President will deliver remarks to the people of Cuba at the El Gran Teatro de Havana. The President’s remarks are open to pre-credentialed media. 

Later in the morning, the President will meet with members of civil society. There will be a pool spray of the President’s meeting at the top. 

In the afternoon, the First Family will attend a Major League Baseball exhibition game between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Cuban National Team at the Estadio Latinoamericano. Americans and Cubans share a love of baseball, and this is yet another powerful reminder of the kinship between our peoples as well as the progress we can achieve when we leverage those natural ties. The game is open to pre-credentialed media.  

Later in the afternoon, the First Family will depart Havana, Cuba and travel to Buenos Aires, Argentina where they will remain overnight.

Out-of-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CBS

Print: Wall Street Journal



10:10AM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks 

El Gran Teatro de Havana, Havana, Cuba

Open to pre-credentialed media


11:20AM THE PRESIDENT meets with members Civil Society  

U.S. Embassy Havana, Havana Cuba

Travel Pool Spray at the top


1:25PM THE FIRST FAMILY attends a Major League Baseball exhibition game

Estadio Latinoamericano, Havana Cuba

Open to Pre-Credentialed Media


3:50PM  THE FIRST FAMILY departs Cuba

Jose Marti International Airport, Havana, Cuba

Open to Pre-Credentialed Media



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