Skip to main content

A new era in US-Cuba relations began in 2014 when Presidents Obama and Castro announced a process of normalizing the relationship between the hemispheric neighbors following decades of tensions. National Security Advisor Susan Rice visited the Wilson Center to announce the latest steps in that process. She also discussed the historic significance of the new era with Wilson Center Director, President and CEO, Jane Harman.

Jane Harman, Director, President and CEO, Wilson Center
Ambassador Susan E. Rice, National Security Advisor

Hosted By

Latin American Program

The Wilson Center’s prestigious Latin American Program provides non-partisan expertise to a broad community of decision makers in the United States and Latin America on critical policy issues facing the Hemisphere. The Program provides insightful and actionable research for policymakers, private sector leaders, journalists, and public intellectuals in the United States and Latin America. To bridge the gap between scholarship and policy action, it fosters new inquiry, sponsors high-level public and private meetings among multiple stakeholders, and explores policy options to improve outcomes for citizens throughout the Americas. Drawing on the Wilson Center’s strength as the nation’s key non-partisan forum, the Program serves as a trusted source of analysis and a vital point of contact between the worlds of scholarship and action.  Read more