Cuban-American group holds 30th Annual Congress

By: AP
By: AP

MIAMI (AP) --
The Cuban-American National Foundation will feature discussions from experts on nonviolent political struggles and the use of technology to promote social activism at its 30th annual congress this weekend.

The group was founded in 1981 by the late Cuban-American
kingmaker Jorge Mas Canosa. It will feature a series of panels
during its all-day conference Saturday at the Key Biscayne Ritz
Carlton-Hotel that includes a former Serbian lawmaker who
co-founded the international Center for Applied Non-Violent Actions
and Strategies.

The executive director of the Albert Einstein institution Jamila
Raqib will speak about recent events in the Middle East. Also
expected to speak are opponents of Venezuelan President Hugo
Chavez. And a panel of top Cuban dissidents have sent videos and
are expected participate by phone.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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