U.S.-Cuba Business Council Newsletter | June 2021

Thursday, June 17, 2021 - 6:30pm

Subject: USCBC Newsletter | June 17, 2021


Dear Members,

Please join us for a conversation with Emily Mendrala, Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs, Mara Tekach, Coordinator for Cuban Affairs and Zack Haas, Economic Unit, Office of Cuban Affairs.

USCBC Meeting with U.S. Department of State
July 1, 2021
11:00 am to 12:00 pm ET

We encourage all members of the Council to participate in this call. We will discuss US policy towards Cuba going forward and our policy recommendations recently submitted to the US government.

This will be an off the record conversation closed to press, please RSVP no later than June 25, 2021.

Warm regards,

Renata Brandão Vasconcellos
Executive Director, U.S.-Cuba Business Council
Cell: +1-202-6031631

Key Alerts

  • On June 23, the U.N. General Assembly is scheduled to issue its yearly resolution on the necessity of ending the US embargo against Cuba. Every year, most UN members vote to oppose the embargo, except the U.S. and a few allies. The 2021 UN Secretary-General report on the Cuba resolution can be found here, including comments provided by several governments. The report does not include comments from the US government.
  • The EU Parliament issued a resolution in June on the human rights and political situation in Cuba. The report can be found here.

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