Hearing Notice regarding restrictions on Cuban American travel in Washington
Posted: 17 September 2008 08:18 AM   [ Ignore ]
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COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN AFFAIRS


SUBCOMMITTEE ON INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS, HUMAN RIGHTS, AND OVERSIGHT HEARING NOTICE

William D. Delahunt (D-MA), Chairman

TO:    MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN AFFAIRS

     
You are respectfully requested to attend the following OPEN hearing to be held in Room 2172 of the Rayburn House Office Building:

DATE:        Thursday, September 18, 2008

TIME:        10:00 a.m.

SUBJECT:      Families Torn Apart:  Human Rights and U.S. Restrictions on Cuban-American Travel


WITNESSES:   

Panel I:

                The Honorable Jo Ann Emerson

                U.S. House of Representatives


                The Honorable Ray LaHood

                U.S. House of Representatives


                The Honorable Thaddeus G. McCotter

                U.S. House of Representatives

               

Panel II:

                Ms. Marlene Arzola

                Cuban-American with Family in Cuba


                Ms. Luisa Montero-Diaz

                Cuban-American with Family in Cuba


                Mr. Hector Palacios

                Cuban Pro-Democracy Activist and Former Political Prisoner  

                Via video and phone conference


                Ms. Sylvia Iriondo

                President

                Mothers Against Repression (M.A.R. Por Cuba)

               
        The Honorable Armando Valladares

        International Council Human Rights Foundation

                (Former U.S. Ambassador to the UN Commission on Human Rights)

           

Panel III:

                Mr. Philip Peters

                Vice President

                Lexington Institute


                Francisco J. Hernandez, Ph.D.

                President

                Cuban American National Foundation


                Mr. Ignacio Sosa

                Executive Board Member

                Cuba Study Group

           

                Ms. Ninoska Pérez Castellón

                Board Member

                Cuban Liberty Council

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