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Cuban Interests Section in USA

 

Address: 2630 16th street  NW, Washington, DC, 20009 


Phone:
202 797 85 18 - 20

e-mail: recepcion@sicuw.org 

 

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Chief of Cuban Interests Section
Ambassador José Ramón Cabañas

   
 Ambassador José Ramón Cabañas Rodríguez is the Chief of Mission of the Cuban Interests Section, Embassy of Switzerland, in Washington, D.C., United States of America, since November 2012.

Diplomatic Career

1983 - He graduated summa cum laude from the “Raúl Roa García” Higher Institute of International Relations.

1984 - Joined the Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

1990 -1993 Third and Second Secretary at the Cuban Embassy in Ottawa.

1993 - Deputy Director, North American Affairs Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

1994 - 1998 Director, Division of Cuban Residents Abroad, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

1998 - 2001 Director, Division of Cuban Residents Abroad and Consular Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

2001 - 2005 Ambassador to Austria (accredited also to Croatia and Slovenia) and Permanent Representative to the International Organizations in Vienna.

2005 - 2009 Director, Division for Document Management, Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

2009 – 2012 Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs.

2012 - present Chief of Mission, Cuban Interests Section in the United States.     

He received a PhD in Political Sciences from the Havana University (2009). Currently, he is a Senior Professor at the “Raúl Roa García” Higher Institute of International Relations in Havana.

During his 30-year career, he has participated in numerous international events and has been a member of high-level Cuban government delegations. Several of his articles on International Relations have appeared in publications in Cuba and abroad.

He is married to Mrs. Edilia González and they have two children.

   
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Open to the public (Consulate Hours):
Monday to Friday, from 9:00 am. to 12:00 pm.


 

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