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Rhythm of the island returns to Cuban Embassy — and DC does the conga

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They raised the flag over the Cuban embassy Monday — 54 years after it last flew in DC. For many of those who came out, the renewal of diplomatic ties between the U.S. and Cuba was a reason to celebrate. People were dancing in front of the Cuban Embassy on 16th Street into the evening.

All images © Pablo Benavente, aka Pablo Raw. You can see more of his work on his flickr page and on PabloRawPhoto.com. You can follow him on twitter @pablorawphoto.

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Pablo Benavente is an architectural designer and photographer living in Washington DC. Never without his camera, he captures images of a variety of themes, as well as doing wedding and event photography. His photos are regularly featured on popular DC blogs under the name pablo.raw. You can see his photos at Pablowrawphoto.com.