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CRI in the News: Cubans Continue to Arrive in Miami in Rafts and Speedboats


El Nuevo Herald's Mario Pentón quotes CRI Director Jorge Duany: "Everything seems to indicate that the Trump administration's immigration policies have reduced the number of Cubans trying to enter the United States without authorization if we compare it with the last two years of [former president] Barack Obama."

CRI in the News: The Current Situation in Cuba is Discouraging to Project a Dignified Old Age


Diario de Cuba interviews CRI Visiting Scholar Elaine Acosta regarding the results of a recent National Survey on the Aging of the Population in Cuba.

Call for Applications | 2020 Díaz-Ayala Library Travel Grants


The Cuban Research Institute, the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, and the FIU Libraries are pleased to request applications from scholars and graduate students for the spring and early summer 2020. The Díaz-Ayala Library Travel Grants provide the opportunity to conduct research in the special collections and archives related to Cuba and Cuban Americans at the FIU Libraries.

Upcoming Events

Panel Discussion | The Amparo Experience

01/29/2020 06:30 PM

Join us for an informal conversation with the author, director, producers, and cast members of the immersive play, "Amparo." The work is a theatrical journey into the legacy of the Arechabala family, the creators of Havana Club rum, originally produced in Cárdenas, Cuba.

Viernes de Musicalia | Irene Rodríguez: Her Most Recent Choreographic Projection

01/31/2020 07:30 PM

Cuban dancer and choreographer Irene Rodríguez will give an illustrated lecture on several of her latest creations, such as "El Grito," sponsored by the Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, and "El crimen fue en Granada," which won the Prize of the 2012 Ibero-American Choreographic Contest.

Book Presentation | Filial Crisis and Erotic Politics in Black Cuban Literature

02/04/2020 06:30 PM

This book by Dr. Conrad Michael James proposes an affective reading of twentieth-century Afro-Cuban literature through its focus on its preponderant concerns with themes of family, love, and erotic politics.

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