PRESS ADVISORY: Ros-Lehtinen, Diaz-Balart, and Curbelo To Hold Press Conference With Three Cuban Pro-Democracy Advocates Who Will Attend The State Of The Union

Jan 20, 2015

PRESS ADVISORY: Ros-Lehtinen, Diaz-Balart, and Curbelo To Hold Press Conference With Three Cuban Pro-Democracy Advocates Who Will Attend The State Of The Union

 Miami, FL - Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (FL-27), Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL – 25), and Congressman Carlos Curbelo (FL – 26), will host a press conference with Jorge Luis García Pérez “Antunez” and his wife Yris Pérez Aguilera, two Cuban pro-democracy advocates who have a long history of fighting for human rights and democracy on the island and are invited guests to the State of the Union by Speaker John Boehner. They will also be joined by the daughter of Brothers to the Rescue pilot Armando Alejandre Jr., Marlene Alejandre Triana, who is the special guest of Rep. Ros-Lehtinen for the State of the Union. Marlene's father was murdered when his plane was shot down over international waters by the Castro regime. The press conference will begin at 4:30 pm at Rep. Ros-Lehtinen’s Congressional Office, located at 2206 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC.                                                                                                                                                   

WHAT: Press conference regarding the President’s State of the Union address and its potential impact on US policy toward Cuba.

WHO: U.S. Reps. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Mario Diaz-Balart, and Carlos Curbelo. Cuban pro-democracy advocates Jorge Luis García Pérez “Antunez”, his wife Yris Pérez Aguilera, who are invited guests to the State of the Union by Speaker John Boehner. They will also be joined by the daughter of Brothers to the Rescue pilot Armando Alejandre Jr., Marlene Alejandre Triana, who is the special guest of Rep. Ros-Lehtinen for the State of the Union. Marlene's father was murdered when his plane was shot down over international waters by the Castro regime. 

WHERE: Rep. Ros-Lehtinen's Congressional Office, 2206 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC

WHEN: Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at 4:30pm.                     

Please RSVP to keith.fernandez@mail.house.gov (Ros-Lehtinen); katrina.valdes@mail.house.gov (Diaz-Balart); alex.cisneros@mail.house.gov (Curbelo).

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