Cuba in Austria

Cuban Embassy in Austria pays tribute to Cuban victims of the Mauthausen concentration camp

Vienna, May 11, 2020. In the framework of the central acts commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Liberation of the Mauthausen Concentration Camp, the Cuban Embassy in Austria paid tribute to thousands of human beings, from more than 40 countries that there they suffered the horrors of fascism. "Humanity without borders" was the call that this year called for the commemoration.

Austria-Cuba Friendship Association sends second donation to Cuba for the fight against Covid-19.

Vienna, May 6, 2020. The Austria-Cuba Friendship Association "ÖKG" has continued its campaign "We help Cuba to help!", Aimed at raising funds to support Cuba in the confrontation with the Covid-19 pandemic. In addition to the 15 thousand euros sent at the end of March for the acquisition of materials, equipment and reagents; the Austrian organization recently contributed 5 thousand euros more for the acquisition of pulmonary ventilators for the treatment of hospitalized patients in serious condition.

Statement by Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, president of the Republic of Cuba for the Online Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement in response to COVID-19

May 4, 2020

Your Excellencies,

Esteemed President Ilham Aliyev,

Distinguished Heads of State and Government,

I thank Azerbaijan, the Chairman of the Non-Aligned Movement, for calling to this meeting to exchange on the urgent and needed efforts which allow us to face COVID-19.

I avail myself of this occasion to congratulate Uganda, which shall assume the NAM Chairmanship in the year of 2022. While assuring it Cuba´s full support, we wish Uganda success in the performance of such duty.

Aggression with fire arm against the Embassy of Cuba in the United States

In the early hours of Thursday, 30April 2020, an unknown individual opened fire with an assault weapon against the building of the Embassy of Cuba in the United States.  There was no personal injury to the Mission staff, which is safe and protected, but there was material damage caused to the building resulting from the impact of the bullets.

The individual, about whose identity to the Cuban government has no information, was detained on site by local authorities and is under custody.