Cuban Embassy first secretary visiting Penn State Harrisburg on April 5

Posted Miguel Fraga — the first secretary of the Cuban Embassy in Washington, D.C., since diplomatic relations were re-established between Cuba and the United States — will visit Penn State Harrisburg from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 5 in the library Morrison Gallery.

He will discuss Cuba and its relationship with the United States.

Fraga was appointed first secretary in June 2015 to the then Cuban Interests Section. From 2008 to 2011, he served at the Cuban Embassy in Canada. Since 2006 he has worked in the Ministry of Foreign affairs in both the North American and U.S. divisions and the office of the minister. From 2003 to 2008, Fraga was a member of the People’s Power Provincial Assembly of the city of Havana, which is the provincial parliament in Havana.

He graduated with a master’s of science in foreign relations from the Higher Institute of Foreign Relations “Raúl Roa García” in 2005 and from the University of Havana, Faculty of Law in 2003.

The event is free and open to the public.

Penn State Harrisburg also will begin offering study tours to Cuba in 2018. Details will be released at a later date.

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