Realities and Challenges of U.S.-Cuban Relations

On February 12, join the Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS) in welcoming H.E. José Ramón Cabañas Rodríguez, Cuba’s Ambassador to the U.S., and the Hon. Jeffrey DeLaurentis (SFS’76), former Chargé d'Affaires of the U.S. embassy in Havana. The ambassadors will engage in a dialogue at Georgetown University on the strengths and weaknesses of the relationship, the impact of diplomacy on the relationship's trajectory, and recent developments.

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José Ramón Cabañas Rodríguez, Ambassador of the Republic of Cuba to the United States of America.

Jeffrey DeLaurentis (SFS´76), former Chargé d'affaires ad interim of the Embassy of the United States, Havana from 2015-2017 and current SFS Centennial Fellow.

Tuesday, February 12 at 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Mortara Building, Mortara Boardroom
3600 N St., N.W., Washington

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Students, Faculty/Staff, Alumni, Public


Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Center for Latin American Studies




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