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Statement By Chargé D’ Affaires Benjamin Ziff on Women’s History Month

Statement By Chargé D’ Affaires Benjamin Ziff on Women’s History Month U.S. Embassy Havana  March 2023     Women’s History Month is an opportunity to celebrate the extraordinary achievements of women and girls in Cuba, the United States, and around the globe who have fought tirelessly and courageously for equality, justice, and opportunity.    We salute ... Read More»

CDA Ziff Celebrates Graduation of the Academy of Women Entrepreneurs

Press Release Embassy of the United States of America, Havana, Cuba March 27, 2023   On March 23, Chargé d’Affaires Benjamin G. Ziff hosted the graduation ceremony for 42 participants from the 2021 and 2022 cohorts of the Academy of Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) program.  The Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) provides women entrepreneurs with the ... Read More»

Assistant Secretary Brian A. Nichols’ Remarks on Cuba Policy at the Cuban Research Institute of Florida International University March 7, 2023

Remarks U.S. Embassy in Havana Havana, Cuba March 7, 2023 Hello, thank you all for joining me to discuss our policy toward Cuba and support for the Cuban people. I am honored to gather here today with an impressive group of Cubans and Cuban-Americans who are incredibly knowledgeable about Cuba and U.S.-Cuba policy.  Your efforts, ... Read More»

AWE Alum Recasts Social Issues in Cuban Film

[Cuba, February 2023] Filmmaker Diana Moreno is using her production company, Wajiros Films, to redefine what it means to be Cuban – and train the next generation of filmmakers.  She and her company got a boost in business after she participated in an U.S. government exchange program, the  Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) , which is helping her to expand ... Read More»

Statement by Chargé d’Affaires Benjamin Ziff One Year Mark of Russia’s Full-Scale Invasion of Ukraine

Today marks one year since Russia’s brutal and unjustified full-scale invasion of Ukraine began. It also marks one year of incredible courage and sacrifice displayed by the Ukrainian people who, together with the United States and our allied democracies, have said “no” to Russia’s war of aggression, and “no” to dictatorship and despotism. The United ... Read More»