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TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 8213
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DEPT ALSO FOR WHA/BSC KATHARINE BEAMER

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: KDEM PHUM PREL KPAO SOCI CU UY
SUBJECT: URUGUAY: FOLLOW-UP ON PROGRAM FOR DAY OF
SOLIDARITY WITH CUBAN PEOPLE

REF: A) STATE 51536 AND PREVIOUS, B) MONTEVIDEO 274

1. Embassy Montevideo has arranged for Amherst College
Professor and Cuban Affairs expert Javier Corrales to
discuss the situation on the island live via telephone in a
ten-minute radio interview with Radio Monte Carlo. The
program is scheduled for the afternoon of May 21st. Radio
Monte Carlo reaches an audience of approximately 250,000
people.

2. Post has also drafted an Op-Ed on Cuba under the
AmbassadorQs byline for placement in the local news media.

3. Questions about either of these programs should be
directed to Montevideo PAO Robert Zimmerman,
zimmermanra2@state.gov.

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