Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Ana López Appearance in Louisiana/Cuban Connection Video

February 9th, 2015

The Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute at Tulane University‘€™s director Ana López explains the historic ties between the cities of Havana and New Orleans, and gives her opinion on past and present diplomatic relations.

‘€œThe Louisiana-Cuba Connection‘€
Produced by Louisiana Public Broadcasting

Will the relationship between Cuba and the United States ever be restored? That question is up for debate as President Obama seeks to re-establish relations. It has ignited strong feelings, especially among Cubans living in Louisiana. LBP‘€™s Shauna Sanford explores the deep ties between the cities, and gets reactions from Louisianians to efforts that could lead to lifting the 50 year old embargo on Cuba.

Watch the video here.