FOX 35 (WOFL)- - It’s day number two of President Obama's trip to Cuba. He will address the Cuban people during a historic speech today. This will be the first time a United States president will deliver a speech on Cuban soil in almost 90 years.
Obama’s address to the people will be broadcasted live on Cuban state television.
This historic speech will be the highlight of the president’s three day trip. President Obama is expected to push for more freedom for the Cuban people. However, he has stressed in the past that the United States is no longer seeking regime change.
After landing on the island yesterday, President Obama did a joint news conference with President Raul Castro.
Obama spoke about closing Guantanamo Bay, and the current trade embargo between the two counties.
During his speech he said the embargo will end, but when it will happen is still the question.
President Obama will also be catching a baseball game today. The Tampa Bay Rays are playing the Cuban National Team.
This historical game comes as the MLB discusses a deal that could make it easier for Cuban player to enter the United States.