Learn about current issues including: *the difficulties of everyday life in terms of food and basic necessities in Cuba *the impact of the blockade on Cuba *the role of Cuban medical personnel around the world *the need for solidarity of churches in Cuba and the United States
Translation will be provided from Spanish to English and English to Spanish.
Words of Welcome:Antonio Santana, President, Cuban Council of Churches and James Winkler, President of the National Council of Churches USA.
Participants include:Speakers from the United States introduced by Jim Winkler, National Council of Churches *Rep. Jim McGovern of Massachusetts *Geoff Thale of the Washington Office on Latin America
Speakers from the Cuban Council of Churches introduced by Rev. Joel Dopico, Exec Secretary of the Cuban Council of Churches *Rev. Dora Arce Velentin, Moderator, Presbyterian Reformed Church in Cuba *Marilyn Pena Perez, Team Coordinator of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center *Rev. Izett Sama Hernandez, Presbyterian Pastor