June 3, 2009 3:16 PM

In defeat for U.S., OAS will let Cuba rejoin without conditions

Cuba's 47-year suspension from the Organization of American States will be lifted, thanks to an agreement reached Wednesday by foreign ministers assembled in Honduras, Ecuador's Foreign Minister Francisco Falcone told reporters. The United States had been pressuring to place conditions on Cuba's readmission, but Falcone said that position was rejected.

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