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The Cuban Economy: The Situation in 2017-18 and Perspectives for 2019


Dr. Carmelo Mesa-Lago, a member of the CRI Community Advisory Board, traces the recent evolution of the Cuban economy, analyzes the influence of internal and external factors on the island's economic performance, and identifies positive and negative factors that may affect economic performance in the near future.

CRI Held Its 14th Classically Cuban Concert


This year's program with the Alonso Brothers was a two-piano extravaganza featuring a variety of Cuban popular musical styles such as mambo, cha cha, bolero, son, danzón, conga, and salsa, including composers like Ignacio Cervantes, Moisés Simons, Miguel Matamoros, Ernesto Lecuona, Dámaso Pérez Prado, and Tito Puente.

PAMM Publishes Catalogue on Contemporary Cuban Art


Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) has just released the exhibition guide to accompany its exhibition "On The Horizon: Contemporary Cuban Art from the Jorge M. Pérez Art Collection," including critical essays by Anelys Alvarez, Jorge Duany, and Rachel Price.

Upcoming Events

Digitizing the Americas: Exploring Cuba through Miami, Media, and Technology

01/07/2019 09:00 AM

FIU's Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center and Cuban Research Institute, together with the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, will hold a post-secondary faculty seminar on Cuba in Miami.

Book Presentation | The Global Edge: Miami in the Twenty-First Century

01/25/2019 08:00 PM

This book by Drs. Alejandro Portes and Ariel Armony traces the history of Miami's rise and the simultaneous emergence of a highly diverse but contentious ethnic mosaic. The existential threat to the future of the city posed by a rising ocean makes Miami a key case study for the pros and cons of present day, capitalist-led globalization.

“¿Perfeccionamiento?”: The Unequal Effects of Policy Transformations in Cuban "Cuentapropismo"

02/07/2019 12:00 PM

This lecture by John Vertovec discusses how new state policies and regulations in Cuba shape opportunities, challenges, and economic behaviors in unequal ways for a diverse group of self-employed people.

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