Cuban Ambassador attends the Opening of Parliament.

Wellington, November 26. Cuban Ambassador Edgardo Valdés attended the official opening ceremony of the 53rd Parliament.

On that occasion, he exchanged with the Governor-General, Her Excellency the Right Honorable Dame Patsy Reddy, and with the Prime Minister, the Right Honorable Jacinda Ardern, whom he congratulated on her victory in the elections and wished her success in her tenure.

Cuba and New Zealand share important coincidences on many issues on the international agenda.


Young New Zealanders remember Commander in Chief Fidel Castro.

Wellington, November 23. Young New Zealanders, including the Chairman of the Communist Party, Katjoesja Buissink, attended the Cuban Embassy to pay tribute to Cuban leader Fidel Castro on the fourth anniversary of his death.

The attendees watched a Cuban movie, talked about Fidel's work, and recorded messages about it.

It was a sign of the presence of the Commander in Chief of the Revolution among the new generations.

Cuban Ambassador attends meeting with His Majesty the Maori King.

Hamilton, November 20. Cuban Ambassador Edgardo Valdés attended an official banquet offered by His Majesty Kiingi Tuheitia Pootatau Te Wherowhero VII to the Diplomatic Corps. On the occasion, His Majesty conveyed a message of friendship and his wish for good relations with all the countries represented there.

In addition to meeting His Majesty, the Ambassador had meetings with the King's eldest son, Ariki Tamaroa Whatumoana Teaa, Chief of Staff Ngira Simmonds, and other distinguished representatives of the Maori people.

The Director General of Consular Affairs and Cuban Residents Abroad announces measures to strengthen ties between Cuba and its nationals abroad.

Havana, November 17. Ernesto Soberón, general director of Consular Affairs and Cuban Residents Abroad of the Cuban Foreign Ministry, highlighted that “with the recent reopening of the José Martí International Airport, the main gateway for international travelers to Cuba, which joins the rest of international air terminals in our country open up new opportunities for the return of our nationals abroad, which will happen gradually depending on the reestablishment of the different flight frequencies ".

The New Zealand Maritime Union National Conference approves a declaration against the blockade.



Wellington, November 11. Cuban Ambassador Edgardo Valdés was invited as a speaker at the Annual Conference of the New Zealand Maritime Union, in which he thanked the solidarity that this union has always given to Cuba.

The delegates to the Conference approved a declaration condemning the blockade and ratified their support for the Cuban people and their Revolution.