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Former Cuban diplomat to speak at ISU

January 25, 2012

A former Cuban diplomat will give a public lecture Tuesday, Jan. 31, at 4 p.m. in Indiana State University's Cunningham Memorial Library's Special Event Area.

 “Washington and the Cuban Revolution: The View from Havana”  will be Carlos Alzugaray Treto's topic when he speaks at ISU. He served in the Cuban Foreign Service from 1961 to 1996 with his last diplomatic post as ambassador head of mission to the European Union. He currently serves as professor at the Center for Hemispheric and United States Studies at the University of Havana.

Alzugaray has received several awards for his writing and teaching, including being selected in 2010 as Outstanding Researcher of the Year by the Cuban Ministry of Higher Education. He has been a visiting professor at universities in Spain, Canada, United States, Italy and Mexico.