On May 29, 2024, Cuban Ambassador to the United States Lianys Rivera Torres and Cuban Embassy Second Secretary David Rivera Alvarez visited Seattle. They were welcomed to the Emerald City and held several meetings with the community, public officials and civic and labor organizations.

Ambassador Lianys Torres Rivera at Southside Commons

 

The Seattle/King County community gives a warm welcome to Ambassador Torres Rivera and Secretary Alvarez at the Southside Commons Auditorium in SE Seattle.

 

Ambassador Lianys Torres Rivera with King County Executive Dow Constantine

 

King County Executive Dow Constantine meets with Ambassador Lianys Torres Rivera.

 

Ambassador Lianys Torres Rivera with King County Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda

 

King County Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda (pink jacket) meets with Ambassador Torres Rivera and Secretary Alvarez.

 

Ambassador Lianys Torres Rivera with Teresa Mosqueda

 

King County Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda meets with Ambassador Torres Rivera, Secretary Alvarez, and U.S. Women and Cuba Collaboration chair Cindy Domingo.

* Special thanks to Cindy for arranging all the Seattle meetings with Ambassador Torres Rivera, great work! *

 

Ambassador Lianys Torres Rivera with Washington State Labor Council labor leaders

 

Ambassador Torres Rivera and Secretary Alvarez and Washington State Labor Council labor leaders.

 

Ambassador Lianys Torres Rivera with Gabriel Prawl

 

Cuban Ambassador and Second Secretary with Gabriel Prawl, President of the A. Philip Randolf Institute, King County Chapter.

 

Ambassador Lianys Torres Rivera and Second Secretary David Ramirez Alvarez meet with University of Washington President Ana Mari Cauce

 

Ambassador Torres Rivera and Second Secretary David Ramirez Alvarez meet with University of Washington President Ana Mari Cauce (purple jacket).

 

Ambassador Lianys Torres Rivera with LELO and U.S. Women and Cuba Collaboration

 

Cuban Ambassador and Second Secretary with members of A Legacy of Equality Leadership and Organizing (LELO) and U.S. Women and Cuba Collaboration.

 

Seattle public school teacher Carlos Lazo and the Puentes de Amor family

 

The Ambassador visiting Seattle public school teacher Carlos Lazo and the Puentes de Amor family. (Puentes de Amor is a non-profit American organization that seeks to build bridges of love between the people and the United States and the people of Cuba).

 

Seattle public school teacher Carlos Lazo and the Puentes de Amor family

 

The Ambassador enjoys singing and eating with Seattle public school teacher Carlos Lazo and the Puentes de Amor family.

 

Thank you Ambassador Torres Rivera and Second Secretary Alvarez for visiting our city. We hope that your brief visit strengthened the bonds between your beautiful, courageous nation and our forward-thinking community. Please come back and see us again!

Seattle/Cuba Friendship Committee

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Embassy of Cuba in U.S.A.: https://misiones.cubaminrex.cu/en/usa/embassy-cuba-usa

U.S. Women & Cuba Collaboration: https://www.womenandcuba.org

A Legacy of Equality Leadership and Organizing (LELO): https://lelo.org/

Puentes de Amor: https://x.com/puentesdeamor1?lang=en