Cuba in Azerbaijan

Potentials of the Cuban biopharmaceutical industry

Alfredo Nieves Portuondo

Unique medicines of its kind in the world such as Heberprot-P, the CIMAvax-EGF vaccine, as well as the creation of therapies for the treatment of diseases of the central nervous system, cancer, hepatitis B or meningoencephalitis have turned Cuba into a world power in biotechnology.

In this opportunity, we present the Cuban company BioCubaFarma responsible for developing joint projects in the field of biotechnology and the production of medicines against cancer and other diseases.

Государственное информационное агентство Азербайджана - AZERTAC отражает рабочий визит посла Кубы в испанскую редакцию этой прессы

Alfredo Nieves Portuondo

Посол Кубы в Азербайджане ознакомился с деятельностью отдела испанского языка АЗЕРТАДЖ

Посол Кубы в Азербайджане Альфредо Фидель Ньевес Портуондо ознакомился с деятельностью отдела информации на испанском языке, только начавший свою деятельность в АЗЕРТАДЖ.

Newly inaugurated Spanish version of the Azerbaijan agency AZERTAC opens its doors to Cuba

Alfredo Nieves Portuondo

The Ambassador of the Republic of Cuba in the Republic of Azerbaijan, Alfredo Nieves Portuondo, toured the facilities of the AZERTAC news agency and his new  language dedicated to information in Spanish.

During the visit the Cuban diplomat was received by the President of the agency, Aslan Aslanov, whom he praised for the creation of the team and appreciated the importance of spreading the Azerbaijani reality in different languages.

Both parties, analyzed future collaborations and considered very valuable the exchange of information about what happens in our nations.

Welcome to FITCuba 2019

Alfredo Nieves Portuondo

The International Tourism Fair of Cuba, FITCuba 2019, on its 39th edition is the most important event in the Cuban Tourism Industry.

On this occasion the fair will be held at the Fortress of San Carlos de la Cabaña – construction of the eighteenth century, part of the Historic Center of Old Havana, declared Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 1982 by UNESCO.

Attendees will get the chance to enjoy a variety of celebrations for Havana 500th anniversary, from May 6 to 11, 2019. In addition professionals will benefit from commercial and promotional exchange as well.


Alfredo Nieves Portuondo

Mariel Special Development Zone is the first of its type in Cuba and enjoys a privileged geographic location, in the center of the Caribbean Sea, at the crossroads of the main maritime commercial traffic routes in the Western Hemisphere.

The Office of Mariel Special Development Zone is the entity attached to the Council of Ministers, in charge of managing the Zone, controlling its activities, elaborating and conducting its Development and Business Program.