"Cuba Va", the Association of Cubans Residents in Austria, having been restructured today, 19 January 2020, in a General Assembly, proclaims its commitment to
1) To strengthen the ties that unite us forever to our homeland wherever we are. To disseminate and defend our culture, values and identity, always with respect and gratitude to our heroes and martyrs who gave everything for Cuba´s independence and sovereignty.
2) To continue to denounce and demand the end of the U.S. blockade against Cuba, which unjustly continues to affect our families and the entire Cuban people.
The Cuban Ambassador to Austria, Loipa Sánchez Lorenzo, visited the city of Linz, capital of the region of Upper Austria, where she was received by the Mayor, Mr. Klaus Luger.
Both authorities exchanged information on the political-economic situation of Cuba and Linz respectively and evaluated the possibilities of strengthening the existing economic and cultural ties.
In the presence of Ambassador Loipa Sanchez Lorenzo, the Cuban stand was inaugurated at Vienna´s International Tourism Fair “#Ferien-Messe Wien”, which takes place in the Austrian capital from January 16 to 19, 2020.
The event is the most important of its kind organized in Austria to promote international destinations. It is held annually with large number of exhibitors and visitors. In this edition, more than 800 exhibitors from 80 countries are represented.
On the occasion of the New Year's Reception hosted by the Federal President of Austria, Dr. Alexander Van der Bellen, to the Diplomatic Corps accredited in this country; the Cuban Ambassador, Her Excellency, Mrs. Loipa Sánchez Lorenzo extensively talked to the President and the authorities of the newly elected coalition government of Austria, composed of the People´s Party (ÖVP, by its German initials) and the Green Party.