CLE Itinerary - Tentative 

Day 1

Arrive in Cuba and check in to your accommodations. 

Day 2

Set off on a guided tour of the City of Havana, experiencing first hand a vibrant tropical capital of one new world,  bustling with art, music, culture, and a generous and resourceful people.

Day 3

8:30am -- The first day of classes begins at 8:30 with your arrival at the University of Havana Law School

 

9:00am to 11:00am -- Constitution of Cuba

11:15 am to 1:15 pm -- Enforceability of Contracts between International Jurisdictions and in Cuba

2:30 pm -- Visits to Courts of Cuba, Civil and Criminal

Day 4

9:00am to 11:00am -- The Current Legal State of Affairs Between the Neighbors, Cuba and the United States - and introduction to the Foreign Relations of Cuba and the United States from the Spanish American War in 1898 to the Present. Armando Vilaseca and Sandra Baird, Esq.

11:15am to 12:15 pm -- The Embargo, El Bloqueo, Sanctions and US Office of Foreign Asset Control.

2:30pm to 4:30pm -- Free afternoon and evening

Day 5

9:00am to 11:00am -- Governance in Cuba -- Elections in Cuba, Municipal, Provincial and Federal ,the Judiciary and Regulatory Bodies and Agencies - led by University of Havana Law School professors

2:30pm to 4:30pm -- Visit to the Bar Association of Havana, Cuba

 

Day 6

9:00 to 11:00am -- Business Organizations in Cuba: Corporations, Partnerships, Joint Ventures, Private and Public Enterprises, Non- Profit and For Profit Organizations

2:30pm to 4:30pm -- Visits to the Museums of Havana, Museum of the Revolution, Museum of Fine Arts, Hemingway House.

Day 7

9:00am to 11:00am -- Environmental Protections and Regulation of Development Projects: a Comparison of Governmental Policies of development in a planned economy and in a free Market economy: led by Armando Vilaseca and University of Havana faculty. 

 

11:15am to 1:15pm -- Summation: What are the possibilities of making peace and friends with our neighbors in Cuba? Our founding fathers believed the way to build and maintain a prosperous and free republic at home was to extend and expand mutually beneficial business, cultural, and financial ties to all nations. Can we use these historically proven roads to peace through fair trade and commerce? All faculty and participants. 

2:30pm to 4:30pm -- Afternoon is free for personal scheduling.

Day 8

Depart from Havana, return home.

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