Cuba's Charge d'Affaires to the United States
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
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.
Gaspar Rivera-Salgado, Director Center for Mexican Studies
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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