The Faculty of Theology of the University of Helsinki has invited Dr. Jorge Duany to be the opponent in a public examination of Petra Kuivala's doctoral dissertation on the Catholic Church in Cuba.
We're happy to welcome the newest member of our board, Ana Gamundi, a writer for film and television who recently relocated to Miami after living several years in Los Angeles.
As of October 9, Cuban Americans may only send a maximum of 1,000 dollars every three months to their relatives on the island. However, no restrictions will be placed on remittances to self-employed workers and independent non-governmental organizations.
José Navas's short film is inspired by the life of Reinaldo Cruz, widely considered the first Cuban refugee to reach the United States on a homemade raft in 1964.
This presentation by Dr. Omar Granados will discuss both individual and collective experiences of displacement and discrimination by Mariel refugees who arrived in the United States in 1980.
Dr. Frederick A. de Armas will present his recent novels about two critical moments in Cuban history, set right before and after the triumph of the Cuban Revolution.