Obama's Foreign Policy Legacy: Latin America

FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2015 file photo, a girl looks out from the newly opened U.S. Embassy after the U.S. flag raising ceremony in Havana, Cuba, as part of officially restored diplomatic relations. U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump had been generally supportive of the normalization of relations with Cuba, but on Friday, Sept. 16, 2016 the Republican nominee pledged to reverse Obama’s series of executive orders unless Cuba's President Raul Castro meets demands including “religious and political freedom for the Cuban people and the freeing of political prisoners."
FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2015 file photo, a girl looks out from the newly opened U.S. Embassy after the U.S. flag raising ceremony in Havana, Cuba, as part of officially restored diplomatic relations. U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump had been generally supportive of the normalization of relations with Cuba, but on Friday, Sept. 16, 2016 the Republican nominee pledged to reverse Obama’s series of executive orders unless Cuba's President Raul Castro meets demands including “religious and political freedom for the Cuban people and the freeing of political prisoners." Ramon Espinosa/AP, file
FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2015 file photo, a girl looks out from the newly opened U.S. Embassy after the U.S. flag raising ceremony in Havana, Cuba, as part of officially restored diplomatic relations. U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump had been generally supportive of the normalization of relations with Cuba, but on Friday, Sept. 16, 2016 the Republican nominee pledged to reverse Obama’s series of executive orders unless Cuba's President Raul Castro meets demands including “religious and political freedom for the Cuban people and the freeing of political prisoners."
FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2015 file photo, a girl looks out from the newly opened U.S. Embassy after the U.S. flag raising ceremony in Havana, Cuba, as part of officially restored diplomatic relations. U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump had been generally supportive of the normalization of relations with Cuba, but on Friday, Sept. 16, 2016 the Republican nominee pledged to reverse Obama’s series of executive orders unless Cuba's President Raul Castro meets demands including “religious and political freedom for the Cuban people and the freeing of political prisoners." Ramon Espinosa/AP, file

Obama's Foreign Policy Legacy: Latin America

This week, Worldview examines President Barack Obama’s foreign policy legacy. 

We look at Mr. Obama’s Latin America policy with Geoff Thale, program director at the Washington Office on Latin America. He also directs WOLA’s Cuba program. Thale will share his thoughts on numerous issues during the Obama years, including Cuba relations, U.S.-Mexico drug policy and immigrant deportations.