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Geoff Marsland on Cuba, Business & Life

Come hear the inimitable Geoff Marsland, Coffee Baron, Cubanista, and Kiwi extraordinaire share his stories about doing business in Cuba and Latin America. This will be an unmissable, fast-paced and interactive session – sure to be full of surprises and sage advice.

Brought to you by the Latin America Centre of Asia-Pacific Excellence, the Embassy of Cuba in New Zealand, Havana Coffee Works, and Victoria University of Wellington. Proudly delivered in celebration of 20 years of diplomatic relations between Cuba and New Zealand and of Havana Coffee Works’ 30th birthday.

Cuban Ambassador signs condolence book at New Zealand Parliament

Today in the afternoon, the Ambassador of Cuba, Mario Alzugaray, attended the New Zealand Parliament, to sign the book of condolences opened on the occasion of the terrorist attacks that occurred in Christchurch.

The Cuban diplomat reiterated the message made public by Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla a few hours after the tragic attack was known, echoing Cuba's condemnation of all terrorist acts, methods and practices.

CENESEX work highlighted at ILGA World Conference 2019

During the first day of the ILGA World Conference 2019, leaders and delegates of this organization expressed their respect with the work deployed by the National Center of Sexual Education (CENESEX for its Spanish acronym) in the attention and follow-up to the topics of interest of the LGBT+ community in Cuba.

The ILGA World Conference 2019 was inaugurated this morning in this capital, with the presence of activists from all over the world, including an outstanding presence from Latin America and the Caribbean.

Cubans in New Zealand, stars at the Aotearoa Cuban Festival

Rotorua, March 9th, 2019. This weekend took place the Aotearoa Cuban Festival, at the well-known tourist city of Rotorua. Considered by many the largest community event of Cuban dance and music in New Zealand, it rendered tribute to the Cuban rhythms and their roots, showing the passion and vitality of Cuban culture.

Members of Letras Latinas visit the Embassy of Cuba to coordinate joint events for 2019

Members of the Letras Latinas library, led by its director Mirtha Álvarez, visited the Cuban embassy this morning, to have an exchange on joint projects for this year.

Both parties agreed on the excellent opportunity offered by the 20th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Cuba and New Zealand, to highlight the main events in bilateral links during this period.

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