Carlos Alberto Montaner to Join ICCAS

Well-known exiled Cuban author and journalist is a political analyst for CNN en Español.

Coral Gables (July 02, 2013) — Well-known exiled Cuban author and journalist Carlos Alberto Montaner, who serves as a political analyst for CNN en Español, will join the University of Miami’s Institute for Cuban and Cuban-American Studies (ICCAS) as a senior research associate.

“This appointment will bring our institute a great deal of prestige,” said ICCAS Director Jaime Suchlicki. “Carlos Alberto Montaner has a superb intellect and great knowledge of the Cuban exile community.”

In his new position Montaner will be responsible for a project on Cuban entrepreneurial history. He will conduct interviews and do research on the wealth of Cuban entrepreneurs from colonial times to the era of the Republic as well as the achievements of those businessmen and women in exile.

A columnist for The Miami Herald and El Nuevo Herald, Montaner has published 26 books and essays, five of them about the history of Cuba and Latin America.


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