In his speech Thursday he must knit the party together – and reach out to independents.
GOP delegates quickly adopt resolutions, reflecting the convention's somber tone.
His trip, which ends at the Olympics, is intended to showcase achievements in the region.
Only a handful of political activists are willing to risk fighting for basic freedoms. But more ordinary Cubans, they say, are asking how to get involved.
Afghans sought help for its $50 billion five-year plan as donors met in Paris June 12.
First lady makes surprise visit to Kabul ahead of Paris donor conference later this week.
The junta sought international assistance quickly but has been slow to give visas to foreign aid workers.