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FILE - In this Dec. 20, 2014 file photo, Cuba's President Raul Castro points to the press during the closing of the legislative session at the National Assembly in Havana, Cuba. Castro told a summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States meeting in San Jose, Costa Rica, Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, that the United States needs to return the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay, lift the half-century trade embargo on Cuba and compensate his country for damages before the two nations re-establish normal relations. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa, File)

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Cuban President Raul Castro has warned that dissidents in his country may try to undermine the recent announcement of relations with the U.S. (Associated Press)

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Russia's President Vladimir Putin (behind) and Cuba's President Raul Castro attend a ceremony at the Mausoleum of the Soviet Internationalist Soldier in Havana in July during Mr. Putin's Latin American tour aimed at boosting trade and ties in the region. (Associated Press)

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President Barack Obama talks with President Raúl Castro of Cuba from the Oval Office, Dec. 16, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

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In this Tuesday Dec. 10, 2013, file photo, U.S. President Barack Obama shakes hands with Cuban President Raul Castro, as it rains during a memorial service for former South African President Nelson Mandela, at the FNB Stadium in Soweto, South Africa. (AP Photo/File) ** FILE **

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Barack Obama shakes hands with Raul Castro at the memorial service for Nelson Mandela Associated Press photo

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Barack Obama shakes hands with Raul Castro at the memorial service for Nelson Mandela Associated Press photo

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Raul Castro speaks in Guantanamo on Revolution Day, the anniversary of the July 26, 1953 rebel attack on a military barracks led by Fidel and Raul Castro that is considered the beginning of the Cuban revolution. (Associated Press)

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Cubans walk to Thursday’s celebration in Guantanamo of Revolution Day during which President Raul Castro said he is open to talks with the U. S. His offer was met by skepticism in the U.S., most vehemently from Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen. “When the Castro brothers talk, they lie,” the Cuban-born Florida Republican said. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** In this file photo from July 26, 2012, Raul Castro speaks in Guantanamo on Revolution Day, the anniversary of the July 26, 1953, rebel attack on a military barracks led by Fidel and Raul Castro that is considered the beginning of the Cuban revolution. (Associated Press)

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Cubans walk to Thursday’s celebration in Guantanamo of Revolution Day during which President Raul Castro said he is open to talks with the U. S. His offer was met by skepticism in the U.S., most vehemently from Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen. “When the Castro brothers talk, they lie,” the Cuban-born Florida Republican said. (Associated Press)

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Former Arizona Gov. Raul Castro, 96, was recently detained at a Border Patrol checkpoint in southern Arizona. (Associated Press)

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Former Arizona Gov. Raul Castro, 96, was recently detained at a Border Patrol checkpoint in southern Arizona. (Associated Press)