Feb. 25 – The Cuban Economy Today: Cuba Confronts U.S. Blockade, COVID-19, New Economic Challenges

Webinar traducido al español
Featuring:
Juan Miguel González Peña, First Secretary of the Mission of Cuba to the United Nations. Juan Miguel has a degree in economics from the University of Havana (2003) and a Master in International Economic Relations from the Raul Roa Garcia Higher Institute of International Relations of Cuba (2006).
Alejandro Martínez González, Third Secretary of the Cuban Mission to the United Nations. Alejandro has a degree in economics from the University of Havana (2013) and a Masters in International Political Relations from the Higher Institute of International Relations (2016).
Dr. Helen Yaffe – Professor – the University of Glasgow who had done important research and published on Cuba’s amazing medical advances and internationalism (and is the author of Che Guevara: The Economics of Revolution and We Are Cuba! How a Revolutionary People Have Survived in a Post-Soviet World, Yale University Press).
Dr. Tamara L. Lee, Esq.- Assistant Professor, Labor Studies and Employment Relations Dept. at Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations. Her academic work supports two separate research streams: critical race theory and intersectionality in industrial relations and worker political participation in Cuban industrial relations.
Dr. Emily Morris – a research fellow at UCL-London’s Global University and a Development Economist specializing in Latin America and the Caribbean. Her most recent teaching includes Latin American Economics: Beyond Neoliberalism and The Transformation of Cuba.
Co-Chairs:
Dr. Isaac Saney – is a Cuba specialist at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada. He is the author of the acclaimed book Cuba: A Revolution in Motion (Zed, 2004), various scholarly articles on Cuba and is currently finishing Africa’s Children Return! Cuba, Africa and Apartheid’s End (Lexington Books). He is also the co-chair and National Spokesperson for the Canadian Network on Cuba.
Azza Rojbi – North African social justice and anti-racism activist, author of the book “U.S. & Saudi War on the People of Yemen” and coordinator of Friends of Cuba Against the U.S. Blockade. As well Azza is a member of the Editorial Board of the Fire This Time Newspaper
Organizing Committee, International Conference for the Normalization of US-Cuba Relations
>> Saving Lives Campaign US-CUBA & CUBA-CANADA Medical Cooperation
>> National Network On Cuba
>> Canadian Network on Cuba
>> Table de concertation et de solidarité Québec – Cuba
>> New York-New Jersey Cuba Sí Coalition