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  • Hotel San Agustín Exclusive 550 Calle San Martin Miraflores, Municipalidad Metropolitana de Lima, 15074 Peru (map)


Thursday, April 12: Leading up to the Summit of the Americas in Lima, Peru, the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation, Freedom House, and the Latin American Youth Network for Democracy, in solidarity with the Cuba Decide citizen platform, invite you to the launch of the newest episode of the Witness Project: a nine-minute mini-documentary on the life and death of Cuban civic leader Oswaldo Payá. A reception will precede the presentation of the mini-documentary, which will be accompanied by brief comments by distinguished speakers. It will close with a musical presentation by Cuban artists.

6:00 - 7:00 PM Reception 7:00 - 8:00 PM Screening & Remarks


His Excellency Luis Almagro, secretary general of the Organization of American States (OAS)

His Excellency Roberto Ampuero, Chilean foreign minister (invited)

Raudel Escadrón, Cuban musician

David Omni, Cuban musician

His Excellency Andrés Pastrana Arango, former president of Colombia

Rosa María Payá, president of the Latin American Youth Network for Democracy, executive director of the Foundation for Pan-American Democracy, executive director of Cuba Decide

Dr. Carlos Ponce, director of Latin America programs at Freedom Huose

His Excellency Jorge Quiroga Ramírez, former president of Bolivia

His Excellency Miguel Ángel Rodríguez Echeverría, former president of Costa Rica

Marion Smith, executive director of the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation

His Excellency Carlos Trujillo, US ambassador to the OAS (invited)