With the White House announcing plans to normalize relations with Cuba many people are wondering what that will mean to Louisiana. The Lafayette International Center will host a conference to discuss the impact on Louisiana on Friday, January 16 from 11:30am until 1:30pm at the Petroleum Club. A panel of experts will address questions posed by audience members.

Louisiana Agriculture Commissioner Mike Strain feels the normalization of relations with Cuba could be a tremendous boon to Louisiana.

If you'd like to attend contact Vanessa Paredes of the Lafayette International Center at 337-291-5487 or vparedes@lafayetteLA.gov.