Cuba video by Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation: John Suarez, Executive Director, Center for a Free Cuba gives a summary of the history of Cuba and discusses the common views on Cuba and the reality of today.
Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation is hosting the "Communism and the World", a biweekly series to complement VOC's curricular resource, Communism: Its Ideology, Its History, and Its Legacy.
John Suarez, Executive Director, Center for a Free Cuba, joins us for the fourth installment, discussing Cuba, Castro, and Che.
About the speaker:
John Suarez is a human rights activist and the Executive Director at the Center for a Free Cuba. Previously, Suarez was a program officer for Latin America Programs at Freedom House. He has been interviewed by TV, radio and print media on Cuba. He holds degrees from Florida International University and Spain’s Universidad Francisco de Vitoria. Suarez has testified before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights in Washington D.C., the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, and served as an interpreter for Cuban dissidents in Congressional hearings. Since 2009 he has maintained the blog, Notes from the Cuban Exile Quarter.