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Perspectives from Havana: Economist Estéban Morales (Week 1 of 5)

April 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Perspectives from Havana in a Year of Covid and Embargo – A Series of Weekly Conversations

What has Cuba been like in the past year?
What is like now?
What have been the major challenges and achievements?

Like the rest of the world, Havana and Cuba have just completed the first full year of Covid 19.  It has done so with the full force of the U.S. embargo on its neck, including additional measures enacted by the Trump administration and so far not modified or removed by the Biden administration.  What has Havana been like the past year?  What is it like now? What have been the major challenges and achievements?

RegisterPlease join us to explore these and other questions with 5 leading voices from Cuba

All events at 6pm Eastern Time

April 13:  From the Perspective of an Economist – Estéban Morales

April 20   From the Perspective of Science & Healthcare – Luis Montero Cabrera

April 27:  From the Perspective of a Sociologist and Feminist – Marta Nuñez

May 04:  From the Perspective of a Poet and Writer – Nancy Morejón

May 11:  From the Perspective of the Next Generation — David Faya

Each week will start with a short presentation, followed by plenty of time for questions and dialogue.  The discussion will be moderated by Cole Harrison (Massachusetts Peace Action), Sandra Levinson (Center for Cuban Studies), and Gloria Caballero (Latin American Solidarity Coalition of W. Mass)

RegisterRegister to attend (only one registration is needed for the series). At the close of each session you will be given information and options for action to lift the Sanctions and end the Embargo, as well as ways in which you can get involved with the organizations sponsoring and co-sponsoring the series, or hold events and forums in your own community, institution or organization.

Introductions:  Merri Ansara and Estéban Morales in Havana

Main Sponsors:

Massachusetts Peace Action (www.masspeaceaction.org)

Center for Cuban Studies (www.centerforcubanstudies.org)

Latin American Solidarity Coalition of Western Massachusetts (https://lascwm.org)

Cosponsors: Latin American Working Group (LAWG), US Women & Cuba, WILPF: Cuba and the Bolivarian Alliance Issues Committee, US Peace Council, US-Cuba Normalization Coalition, Saving Lives Campaign, Committees of Correspondence for Democracy & Socialism

Other organizations are invited to co-sponsor the event and provide information on follow up actions and activities for the audience participants.

Details

Date:
April 13
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Website:
https://masspeaceaction.org/event/perspectives-from-havana-economist-esteban-morales/

Organizer

Mass Peace Action

Venue

Online

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