Gov. Cuomo Heads to Havana

These photos show Gov. Andrew Cuomo on an airplane headed to Havana, Cuba, where he will try to form economic ties with New York.

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks to reporters on an airplane headed back to New York from Cuba in late April. (Credit: Melissa Russo)
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A man displays his tattoo of Che Guevera in Plaza de Armas in Havana, Cuba, on April 21. (Credit: Melissa Russo)
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A man display his tattoo of Che Guevera in Plaza de Armas in Havana, Cuba, on April 21. (Credit: Melissa Russo)
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A mural representing the 99 percent in Havana, Cuba, on April 21. (Credit: Melissa Russo)
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The modern container facility at the Mariel free development zone in Havana, Cuba, on April 21. (Credit: Melissa Russo)
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Artwork in Havana, Cuba on April 21. (Credit: Melissa Russo)
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Revolutionary memorabilia for sale at the army plaza in Havana. (Credit: Melissa Russo)
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A book stand in Havana on April 21. (Credit: Melissa Russo)
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The 1956 Chevy that Governor Cuomo examined in old Havana. The car is named Lola by the owner. (Credit: Melissa Russo)
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo pauses during a walk on the streets in Old Havana, Cuba on Monday, April 20, 2015. The formal state visit, a trip that makes Cuomo the first American governor to visit the island since the recent thaw in relations with the communist nation, is meant to foster greater ties between New York and Cuba. (Credit: AP Photo/Desmond Boylan)
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Governor Cuomo gives a thumbs up from inside a 1956 Chevrolet in Havana, Cuba. (Credit: AP Photo/Desmond Boylan)
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Governor Cuomo, right, is greeted by Cuba's Josefina Vidal, director general of the U.S. division at Cuba's Foreign Ministry, as he arrives to Jose Marti airport. (Credit: AP Photo/Desmond Boylan)
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People wait on the street to get a glimpse of Governor Cuomo in old Havana, Cuba. (Credit: AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
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Governor Cuomo, left, shakes hands with Cuban Cardinal Jaime Lucas Ortega y Alamino, right, during a meeting in old Havana, Cuba. (Credit: AP Photo/Enrique de la Osa)
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Governor Cuomo introduces New York politicians to Cuban citizens. From left are Carl E. Heastie, speaker of the New York Assembly, New York State Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins and New York State Senator Jeff Klein. (Credit: AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
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Governor Cuomo talks with the press after a meeting with Cuban Cardinal Jaime Lucas Ortega y Alamino, left, in old Havana, Cuba. (Credit: AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
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Governor Cuomo, right, talks with Cuban Cardinal Jaime Lucas Ortega y Alamino, left, during a meeting in old Havana, Cuba. (Credit: AP Photo/Enrique de la Osa, Pool)
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Governor Cuomo speaks during a meeting with the press in Havana, Cuba. (Credit: AP Photo/Desmond Boylan)
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Governor Cuomo speaks to reporters in Havana, Cuba. (Credit: AP Photo/Desmond Boylan)
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo on an airplane headed to Havana, Cuba, on April 20. (Credit: Melissa Russo)
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo heads to Havana, Cuba, on April 20 to foster ties between Cuba and New York. (Credit: Melissa Russo)
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks to plane passengers on his way to Havana, Cuba, to improve ties between Cuba and New York on April 20. (Credit: Melissa Russo)
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A man crosses the street in Havana, Cuba, on April 20. (Credit: Melissa Russo)
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The streets of Havana, Cuba, on April 20. (Credit: Melissa Russo)
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