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Contacting the Cuban Interests Section in Washington, DC

Cuban Interests Section
Washington, DC

Cuba and the US do not have embassies, they have "interests sections."  Info valid as of 9/06.

Contacting the Cuban Interests Section

Note: phoning the consulate tends to be more difficult than phoning the interest section, yet you have to talk to the consulate for issues regarding visas, etc.

Cuban Interests Section Cuban Consulate
2639 16th St, NW
Washington, DC  20009

202 797-8518, 8519, 20

Fax: 202 797-8521
(may not work)

2630 16th St, NW
Washington, DC  20009

202 797-8609, 8610, 15

Fax: 202 986-7283

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The emails may not work. Probably they were hacked to death by la " Mas Fea que no perdona."


The United States and Cuba: What African-American Communicators and Journalists Need to Know, 4/00

US/Cuba: Blacks in Cuba

The United States and Cuba: What African-American Communicators and Journalists Need to Know

The continuing political and legal battle over Elian Gonzalez has rekindled debate about U.S.-Cuban relations and life in Cuba after the revolution. Now that the majority of Cubans are of African descent, what are the implications of race for the islands' future and its relations with the United States? Join us for a riveting discussion by a panel of journalists and columnists who will discuss what they learned during recent trips to Cuba [including one documented by AfroCubaWeb involving 9 African American columnists]. Cuban diplomats will also respond to questions.

Moderator:  Maureen Bunyan, WJLA-ABC 7
Panelists:     Wiley Hall, Baltimore City Paper
                   Adrienne Washington, The Washington Times
                   DeWayne Wickham, USA Today

WHEN 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 12, 2000

WHERE Cuban Interests Section of the Embassy of Switzerland 2630 16th Street, NW, Washington, D.C.

Cosponsored with the Washington Association of Black Journalists.

Cuban refreshments will be served.

Conference on Cuba

SATURDAY MAY 1st, 1999

Conference on Cuba
San Francisco From 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Keynote Speakers

Felix Wilson Hernandez, First Secretary of the Cuban Interests Section.
Rev. Lucius Walker, Dir. of IFCO/Pastors for Peace.
Rev. Dorsey Blake, Pastor of the Church for the Fellowship of All Peoples.
Jane Brunner, member of the Oakland City Council.
Bill Paparian, Former Mayor of Pasadena.
Teresa Rimas Reyes and Josefina Boucourt, leaders of the women's construction brigade of La Guinera Cuba reconized by the U.N. for its community development on behalf of women and children

Donations ($10-$25 sliding scale, no one turned away for lack of funds) For info call (510) 869-2577


Celebrating the Role of Blacks in Politics and Culture in Cuba
Friday March 26th: Blacksmith House, 56 Brattle Street, Harvard Square, Cambridge

Special Guest Speaker: Felix Wilson, First Secretary, Cuban Interests Section, Washington DC
Kazi Toure, American Friends Service Committee
Gary Hicks and Nalda Vigezzi, moderators

"We are a Latin-African people..." - Fidel Castro, May 1976, on why Cuban troops were in Africa

Blacks in Cuba have played a central role in forging the Cuban national identity which is inseparable from its revolutionary heritage.  This began 130 years ago with the fight for independence from Spain which was intertwined with the fight to abolish slavery.   The socialist revolution 40 years ago, in 1959, uprooted racism and opened the door to building a new society.

Reception: 7PM  Program: 7:30PM
Suggestion donation: $5, high school students, $3

For information, call 781 395-0656
Sponsored by the July 26th Coalition & Education for Action (Radcliffe College)


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