Arthur Freyre

Arthur Freyre is an attorney and serves as a Program Administrator with the Global Liberty Alliance where he oversees projects in Latin America and the Caribbean. Prior to the Alliance, Arthur practiced law full-time at Poblete Tamargo LLP. He has practiced before U.S. Federal Courts, state courts, and administrative judges. A longtime resident of Miami-Dade…

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Mariana Tejeida-Olvera

Mariana Tejeida-Olvera is a Program Manager at the Global Liberty Alliance (GLA). She manages the implementation of GLA programs in Latin America. Originally from Mexico, she has experience working in private and nonprofit organizations in United States and Latin America. Before joining GLA she worked at Cato Institute in the Center of Global Liberty and…

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Jason I. Poblete

Jason I. Poblete practices international and national security law at Poblete Tamargo LLP in Alexandria, Virginia. He is one of the co-founders of the Global Liberty Alliance where he serves as its Chief Counsel and Policy Advisor. A long-time defender of fundamental rights, Mr. Poblete was involved in the successful release of two Americans from…

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Veronica Mayer

Veronica Mayer comes to Global Liberty Alliance (GLA) from the academic and legal fields. Receiving her Ph.D. in Spanish from Yale University in May 2020, Veronica has also worked as a Spanish and French translator and interpreter for an immigration non-profit and public schools. She couples passion for political thought and foreign cultures with desire…

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Cara Di Silvio

Cara Di Silvio is a Program and Compliance Officer at the Global Liberty Alliance (GLA). Cara supports program efforts as needed and assists in cross-functional initiatives. She earned her B.S. from Virginia Tech and has worked in the legal field since 2015.

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Yuri Perez

Yuri Perez is an Advisor to the Global Liberty Alliance (GLA). He currently works at the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation in Washington, D.C. Prior to the VOC, Yuri managed the implementation of GLA legal assistance programs. Originally from Cuba, he joined the dissident movement as a youth activist and a lawyer providing legal aid…

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Fr. Fernando Hería

Born Oct. 13, 1950, in Cuba, he came to the U.S. with his family at age 11, graduated from Hialeah High School and served in the U.S. Army. He entered the seminary at age 40, after 13 years as a criminal defense attorney, and was ordained for the Archdiocese of Miami in 1996. In addition…

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Mauricio J. Tamargo

Mauricio J. Tamargo is a recognized authority on international law with particular expertise in international claims law and claims against foreign sovereigns, such as Iraq Claims, Cuba Claims, and Libya Claims. He has testified before the House Natural Resources, House Armed Services and Senate Judiciary Committees regarding claims and other legislative issues. Tamargo left the Department…

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