A group of dissidents in Havana were arrested just hours before President Obama and his family arrived for an historic visit to communist Cuba.

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On March 16, North Korea's Supreme Court sentenced Otto Warmbier, a student at the University of Virginia, to 15 years of hard labor on March 16 for committing a “hostile act” against the state.

A statement issued by the White House noted that “significant regulatory changes” have been announced by the Departments of the Treasury and Commerce to “make it easier for Americans to travel to Cuba, expand access to U.S. financial institutions and the U.S. dollar from Cuba, and expand the ability for Cubans living in the U.S. to earn a salary.”

In an interview with Jeffrey Goldberg of The Atlantic published in the magazine’s April issue, (in a section headed “How France and Great Britain contributed to the mess in Libya”) President Obama criticized U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron for being too distracted to prevent Libya from becoming “a mess.”