The program will feature two panels with eight speakers from Miami, Washington, D.C., and Cuba. They will address the history, current status, and future of the Catholic Church in Cuba and the diaspora.
According to the Washington Post, the biggest opening in U.S. relations with Cuba in more than half a century could be a boon for farmers, telecommunications firms, and construction suppliers, but any broader economic impact is limited for now by the trade embargo that remains federal law.
Karla Elizabeth Rueda Vergara successfully defended her thesis in international relations at the University of Guadalajara in Mexico. Ms. Rueda Vergara was a Visiting Scholar at the Cuban Research Institute during the fall of 2014.
The purpose of this symposium is to examine the key role of the Catholic Church as the leading nongovernmental organization in Cuba and its efforts to promote understanding and reconciliation among Cubans on the Island and abroad.
Dr. Jairo Grijalba Ruiz writes about the pioneering Afro-Cuban musician Arsenio Rodríguez and his contributions to "son," mambo, and salsa.
In this book, Dr. Yeidy M. Rivero shows how television owners, regulatority entities, critics, and the state produced Cuban modernity for television.