Obama’s Cuba Policy: An End to the Embargo? What does this really mean?, Sunday, Feb. 22 at 1:30 PM, Elkridge, MD‏

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Obama’s Cuba Policy: An End to the Embargo? What does this really mean?


Sunday, February 22, 2015

1:30-4:00 p.m. (1:30 p.m refreshments; 2:00 p.m. program)
Elkridge Library (Elkridge Meeting Room)

6540 Washington Blvd
Elkridge, MD 21075

Join renowned  international Cuban-American law attorney José Pertierra to discuss Obama’s opening relations with Cuba.


In addition to representing many Latino immigrants in Washington DC for the past four decades, Mr. Pertierra represented: Juan Miguel González in his battle to return to Cuba with his 7 year old son, Elián; Jennifer Harbury in the case of her husband Efraín Bámaca Velásquez–a Guatemalan guerrilla comandante who was disappeared in 1992, and found to be captured, tortured and killed by a paid CIA source.

Mr. Pertierra was awarded the American Immigration Lawyers Association´s (AILA) National Human Rights Award in 1996, and the Hispanic Democratic Club of Maryland´s Law and Justice Award in 1999. AILA further recognized him in 2001 with a special commendation for his work on behalf of undocumented immigrants. And in 2011, the Union of Journalists in Cuba gave Mr. Pertierra the Félix Elmuza Distinction for a series of articles written about the trial of Posada Carriles


For more info: Leslie Salgado at 410-381-4899 ; cuba_is_hope@comcast.net

Sponsored by  Howard County Friends of Latin America

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