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World Affairs Council Upstate | Overcoming the Ghost of Fidel Castro: A New Approa

September 17

On her first visit to the Upstate of South Carolina, Ambassador Vicki Huddleston joins the World Affairs Council Upstate for dinner and discussion.  

After spending years navigating the complicated relationship between the U.S. and Cuba as the Deputy Director of Cuban Affairs for the Department of State, her presentation,

Overcoming the Ghost of Fidel Castro: A New Approach to Cuba is timely and relevant.

Ambassador Huddleston's career has taken her to Africa where she served as a Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Africa, as well as U.S. Ambassador to Madagascar and Mali.  Ambassador Huddleston is a distinguished U.S. diplomat and expert on U.S.- Cuban relations and African Affairs, and most recently the author of Our Woman in Havana: A Diplomat's Chronicle of America's Long Struggle with Castro's Cuba. 

Register now in order to hear Ambassador Huddleston's expert take on the future of our relationship with Cuba.


Seating is limited. Pre- registration is required. 

No tickets at the door.

$55.00 non-member; $45 UI/WACU member; $35 student

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