Opening the Door to Cuba

Monday, April 6  9:00 AM to Noon     Rutherford Room, Student Union Building,  FDU Teaneck , N.J.

This seminar is designed to provide an historical overview of relations with Cuba leading up to the action taken by President Obama. We will review the latest regulations. In addition we will have a presentation by a representative of Marazul, the U.S. oldest and most experienced Charter & Travel Agency to Cuba. Since 1979, they have sent more than 300,000 licensed travelers to Cuba. Lastly Professor Samuel Raphalides will share his experience in a recent trip to Cuba with several students


  Welcome and Introduction
Herbert Ouida, Consultant, Global Enterprise Network, Office of Global Learning, Fairleigh Dickinson University (Moderator)
  The new Regulations in Historical Context and their Economic Implications

Dr. Emily Morris, Research Associate, University College, London Institute of the Americas.

Dr. Morris was Senior Editor/Economist at the Economist Intelligence Unit. She served as a member of the Latin America 'Country Analysis and Forecasting' team for 13 years, before returning to university work. At the University College London one of her main research areas, on which she has worked for many years, is the economic transformation of Cuba

  Travel Services to Cuba  provided by Marazul

Robert Guild, Vice President Marazul Charters & Travel Agency to Cuba

Since its creation in 1970 Marazul has arranged travel services for several hundred thousand Americans to Cuba.

  A Review of a Recent Trip to Cuba accompanied by Students from the University

Dr. Samuel Raphalides, Professor of political science/history and director, Global Scholars Program Fairleigh Dickinson University



Event Details:

Date: April 6, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. to noon
Location: Multipurpose Room, Student Union Building, Metropolitan Campus, FDU, Teaneck, NJ

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Registrations are open now and are required for the event.

Ticket prices are $35 (includes continental Breakfast) for general admissions. Non FDU-students pay only $10 (valid student ID required).

FREE for FDU students, faculty and staff



For more information, contact:

Herbert Ouida
(201) 803-1366

Sarah Horn
(201) 692-7362

Office of Global Learning

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