The rock icons draw thousands of fans to their show in Cuba.
"You do not need to fear the different voices of the Cuban people," Obama said in his keynote speech Tuesday.
The U.S. ambassadorial residence is re-emerging as a center of influence on the Communist-ruled island
U.S. airlines can now apply to operate daily commercial routes to Havana and other Cuban cities.
The president has been working to improve relations with Cuba since December 2014.
The two sides could be near a pact on the terms of confinement for ex-combatants who would be tried in special tribunals.
The pope said nothing about free speech or human rights during his visit to Cuba.
Raul Castro told Barack Obama on Friday that Washington should totally lift its economic embargo.
By designating Cuba an 'enemy' under the law, Obama gives himself greater freedom to loosen sanctions against the Communist country.
An agreement would be the most significant expansion of toursim between the two countries in more than 50 years.
The historic moment came after more than five decades of hostility.
The guerilla group has invited the Colombian-born Miss Universe to peace talks in Havana.
As the U.S. and Cuba revise their travel agreements, competition grows among mom-and-pop companies.
Rolando Trujillo Sarraff, the Cuban traded for Alan Gross, has yet to contact his family.
Meetings in Canada and at the Vatican facilitated talks which led to a thaw in U.S.-Cuba relations, according to multiple reports.