Ambassador Addresses Ties with Cuba during Visit to Tampa, USA

Washington, Jun 26 (Prensa Latina) Cuban ambassador Jose Ramon Cabañas met with authorities, businessmen and representatives of other sectors about the ties between his country and Tampa, during a visit to that US city.

As part of Tuesday’s activities, the diplomat participated in an event with members of the Rotary Club of Tampa, in southern Florida, organization that recently sent a delegation to Cuba.

During the meeting with the members of the Club, he addressed the historical ties between Cuba and Tampa and the current state of the ties between the two nations, Cabañas urged the residents and authorities of the city to visit the island in November.

The 500th anniversary of the founding of Havana, capital of Cuba, will be celebrated that month, and the diplomat said he extended an invitation on behalf of the organizers of the celebrations for the anniversary.

The diplomat posted on his Twitter account that during the meeting, he met graduates of the Latin American School of Medicine in Havana, an educational institution that welcomes students from all over the world, and from which about 200 young Americans have been graduated.

Cabañas, also accompanied by Pedro Orlando Perez, third secretary of the Cuban embassy in the United States, attended Tuesday night an event in which he talked with councilors and former councilors of the city, commissioners and businessmen, among other participants.

On Monday, during the first day of the two-day visit, the ambassador was presented with a resolution passed on June 13 by the City Council, which called on the Donald Trump administration to reverse the recent travel restrictions to Cuba.

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