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An Economy Under Siege: Building Socialism and Cuba Today

October 11, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Centre Congregational Church
193 Main St. Brattleboro
VT 05301
Windham World Affairs Council

The speaker will be Dr. Jourdy James Heredia, Assistant Director & Lead Researcher at the Global Economy Research Center in Havana. As part of a national tour, Dr. Heredia will be coming to Brattleboro, sponsored by Witness for Peace New England and The Christopher Reynolds Foundation and hosted by Windham World Affairs Council. She will speak about the current economic situation in Cuba; historical and contemporary impacts of the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the government of the United States on Cuba; advances Cuba has made in food security; and ongoing challenges in the construction of Cuban socialism given perennially hostile external circumstances.