This infographic shows what the US and Cuba have to gain by mending ties

Since the 1960s, the US and Cuba have had a fraught and broken relationship.

In 1960, President Kennedy put in place the first trade embargo on Cuba following the communist revolution in the country. This embargo was followed by decades of political tensions and lost trade between the nations.

But a landmark agreement between Havana and the US in December 2014 to normalize relations will have a huge impact on the two nations. The following graphic, from the Norwich Masters of Diplomacy online, details the positive impact that the improving of relations between the two nations will have.

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