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Leggett, Berliner and Navarro Meet with Ambassador Jeffrey Delaurentis in Cuba (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett, Councilmember Nancy Navarro, and Councilmember Roger Berliner are in Cuba this week as a part of a delegation arranged by the Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.

According to a news release, the purpose of the trip is to create an opportunity for potential economic and cultural partnerships with Cuba. County officials have already met with Ambassador Jeffrey Delaurentis, the Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Havana, Cuba.

County Councilmembers are documenting the trip on social media.

Councilmember Berliner posted about his first 24 hours on Facebook.

So, hard to capture well my 1st 24 hours in Havana, but I hope pictures do equal 1000 words (if this actually goes thru…

Posted by Roger Berliner on Sunday, February 21, 2016

Cuba. Tonight I will dine in Havana, and stay in the hotel where my parents stayed on their honeymoon. I don’t know if…

Posted by Roger Berliner on Saturday, February 20, 2016

Councilmember Navarro tweeted out a photo of the delegation’s meeting with Ambassador Delaurentis.

Montgomery County also tweeted out a photo of County Executive Leggett’s meeting with officials in Havana.

To find out more about delegation’s trip to Cuba, visit the Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce website.

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Sonya Burke is the Multimedia Manager at Montgomery Community Media (MCM). You can email story ideas at sburke@mymcmedia.org or reach her on Twitter @SonyaNBurke.

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