France hopes to shore up business with Cuba amid US policy shift

Observers say historic visit to island by President François Hollande in May is as much about shoring up trade ties as politics and culture.

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President François Hollande this week announced he will travel to Cuba in May. It will be the first official visit by a French president to the communist-run country, coming on the heels of a historic rapprochement between Washington and Havana, reports FRANCE 24.