New United States Embassy, Havana Cuba, 1953

New US embassy, Havana, Cuba, 1953

1953 - the year I was born. This photo shows my father, a U.S. Information Service Public Affairs Officer, in front of the brand-new U.S. Embassy in Havana, Cuba.  As we know, that didn't work out too well, but after many years, it's about to be a U.S. Embassy again. Next - perhaps we'll end the embargo.

Lincoln Cushing, posted 1/23/2015.
This is the old US embassy and USIS offices, 1953:
Original US Embassy in Havana, 1953
More photos of the embassy construction and new building, courtesy your tax dollars at NARA.
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