Havana City Historian Eusebio Leal elected a member of AAA&S in US

PRENSA LATINA- Havana City Historian Eusebio Leal, one of Cuba's most recognized intellectuals, is now a member of the important American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAA&S).
Cuba's Ambassador to the United States, Jose Ramon Cabañas, attended on Leal's behalf on Saturday the initiation ceremony held by the Academy based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in which Leal became an International Honorary Member.

Press Note by the Embassy of Cuba in the United States

The Cuban delegation to the 57th Directing Council of the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO), led by Minister of Health José Ángel Portal will not be able to attend this event due to visa restrictions imposed by the government of the United States. PAHO Directing Council is the most important meeting held by health organizations of the entire region.

Illinois US Businesspeople Interested in Boosting Trade with Cuba

(Prensa Latina) The Illinois-Cuba Working Group expressed interest in promoting trade between the United States and the island during a visit of Cuban diplomats made to that state.
In a statement released on occasion of a visit by Rodney González, counselor of the Cuban Embassy, and Dariel Quintana, third secretary, that organization called for a regular collaboration with Cuban officials, and recalled that Illinois has a long-standing relationship with Cuba.

Press Release: Illinois Cuba Working Group Calls for Continued Collaboration with Cuban Officials

DECATUR, ILL. – August 28, 2019 – Today the Illinois Cuba Working Group welcomed Rodney Gonzalez, the commercial attaché for the Cuban Embassy in Washington, D.C, to the Farm Progress Show. The purpose of his visit was to meet with leaders in agriculture, including farmers, to explore opportunities between Illinois and Cuba.

Illinois has a long relationship of partnering with Cuba. For more than 20 years, Illinois business and civic leaders have been working with Cuban officials to support trade between the countries.