2003 - CARLOS ALZUGARAY TRETO (Cuban Scholar and Former Ambassador to the European Union)
Professor Carlos Alzugaray Treto was denied a visa to speak at the Latin American Studies Association's International Congress in 2003. After submitting his visa application, he interviewed with the U.S. Interests Section in Havana, where he was asked the titles of his lectures. He was also asked whether he had been a signatory on a letter condemning the U.S. war in Afghanistan, which he confirmed. His visa was denied.