Cuba-U.S. Relations: Current State of Affairs

Jan 31, 2017
04:00 PM to 05:00 PM
112 Katz

Miguel Fraga, First Secretary at the Embassy of the Republic of Cuba in Washington, D.C. since the re-establishment of diplomatic relations on July 2015, will be visiting Penn State University Park campus to talk about the current state of US-Cuba relations. 

Fraga was appointed First Secretary in June 2015 to the then Cuban Interests Section. Since 2006 he has worked in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in both the North American and U.S. divisions and the Office of the Minister. From 2008 to 2011 he served at the Cuban Embassy in Canada. Prior to working in Canada, from 2003 to 2008, Mr. Fraga was a member of the People's Power Provincial Assembly of the City of Havana which is the provincial parliament in Havana. Fraga graduated from the University of Havana Faculty of Law, following in 2005 with a Master of Science in Foreign Relations from the Higher Institute of Foreign Relations “Raúl Roa García.”

The talk is co-sponsored by the School of International Affairs, The Center for Global Studies, and Global Penn State. The event is free and open to the public.

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