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The White House
Office of the Vice President
For Immediate Release

Dr. Biden to Travel to the Republic of Cuba and the Dominican Republic

Dr. Jill Biden will travel to Havana and Camaguey, Cuba, from October 6 - 9, 2016.  She will be joined by Catherine M. Russell, United States Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues, and Evan Ryan, United States Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs.  Together, they will meet with government officials and engage with a diverse range of Cubans on topics related to culture, education, and health. 

Following their travel to Cuba, Dr. Biden and Ambassador Russell will travel to Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, from October 9 - 10, where they will engage government and civil society partners on issues related to economic empowerment and educational opportunities for women and girls.