FILE - In a Wednesday, May 23, 2012 file photo, Mariela Castro, daughter of Cuban President Raul Castro, smiles before speaking to an academic conference at San Francisco General Hospit

 

              FILE - In a Wednesday, May 23, 2012 file photo, Mariela Castro, daughter of Cuban President Raul Castro, smiles before speaking to an academic conference at San Francisco General Hospit
FILE - In a Wednesday, May 23, 2012 file photo, Mariela Castro, daughter of Cuban President Raul Castro, smiles before speaking to an academic conference at San Francisco General Hospital in San Francisco. Officials at the Equality Forum say Mariela Castro will attend the group's annual conference on gay rights this weekend. The organization’s executive director, Malcolm Lazin, said Tuesday, April 30, 2013 that the U.S. State Department reversed its initial decision denying a visa for Mariela Castro’s visit. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)