WOLA: Advocacy for Human Rights in the Americas
30 Nov 2016 | Media Advisory

Factsheets: Reforms in Cuba and the Benefits of Engagement

Washington, D.C.—In many ways the November 25 death of former Cuban President Fidel Castro symbolizes a turning point in Cuba’s history. However, it also comes at a time in which historic changes both on the island and in U.S.-Cuba relations are well underway.

As a research and advocacy organization that has monitored U.S.-Cuba policy and the situation in Cuba for decades, WOLA (the Washington Office on Latin America) has prepared two factsheets to help document the extent and importance of these shifts. These include:

WOLA Program Director Geoff Thale has been closely studying the impact of engagement with Cuba and the process of reform there for over 20 years, and is available for comment on this historic moment.


Kristel Muciño
WOLA Director of Communications
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