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Cuba to Debate U.S. Culture and Politics



Havana, Mar 20.- The Center for Jose Marti Studies this Wednesday announced the conference From James Monroe to Marilyn Monroe on the relationship of American culture in Latin America and the politics of that nation in the 1980s.

The meeting will be held in connection with the activities carried out in Havana by the Jose Marti Interdisciplinary Group and its vision of the United States of America, which specializes in these issues.

The event stands as a space for analysis aimed at deepening the effects, consequences and influence on the continent of the images sold by American television and their correspondence with the policy of the sixth president of the United States, John Quincy Adams, in 1823.

The meeting will be led by researcher Raul Antonio Capote, an outstanding Cuban writer recognized for his experience as a professor at the Enrique Jose Varona Pedagogical University and a member of the Union of Cuban Historians.

Free of charge, the exchange is scheduled for Thursday, March 21, at 3:00 p.m., local time, at the institution's headquarters.

One of the objectives of the Jose Marti Interdisciplinary Working Group and its vision of the United States of America is to show the validity of Martí's thought and to offer it as an ideological weapon to face the challenges of the unconventional war led by the empire against Cuba. (Prensa Latina)