Conversation with Ambassador Lianys Torres Rivera

Cuba's Charge d'Affaires to the United States

Conversation with Ambassador Lianys Torres Rivera

Organized by the Center for Mexican Studies

Friday, August 19, 2022
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM (Pacific Time)
Bunche Hall 10383
315 Portola Plaza
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Ambassador Torres Rivera is the first woman to head Cuba’s mission in Washington. She has been a diplomat since 1994. Her previous positions include Ambassador to Vietnam and member of the Cuban delegation involved in re-establishing diplomatic relations between the U.S. and Cuba.

She was part of the Cuban delegation that met with US government authorities to discuss the re-establishment of diplomatic relations and the re-opening of embassies in both countries, from 2015 to 2017. She was also part of the Cuba-US Bilateral Commission and the Cuba-US Bilateral Economic Dialogue as well as other Cuba-US bilateral dialogues on regulatory
issues, human rights, traffic in persons, the establishment of direct postal services, renewable energy and banking issues.

 

Moderator:
Gaspar Rivera-Salgado, Director Center for Mexican Studies

Cost: Free


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Sponsor(s): Center for Mexican Studies, Latin American Institute, Program on Caribbean Studies, UCLA Institute for Research on Labor and Employment, UCLA Labor Center