Sir Marston Gibson, President of the Supreme Court of Barbados, confirmed in a meeting with the Cuban ambassador, Francisco Fernández, that he will honor the invitation extended by his counterpart, Dr. Rubén Remigio Ferro, President of the Supreme People's Court, to make an official visit to Cuba, while attending the VII International Justice and Law Encounter, to be held in Havana from May 23 to 25, 2018. The highest representative of the Barbadian judiciary has been invited to give a keynote address at the aforementioned event.
As part of the strengthening of cooperative relations in the educational sphere, the Principal of UWI Cave Hill Campus, Dr. Eudine Barriteau, attends the University-2018 International Congress, where in addition to participating in the Principals International Meeting, she will hold a bilateral meeting with his counterpart from the University of Havana, Dr. Gustavo Cobreiro.
The minister of Health of Barbados, Dr. John Boyce, proposed expanding bilateral cooperation with Cuba in several areas, through Cuban technical assistance projects aimed at tackling Alzheimer's and Dementia, training in Nursing and taking advantage of our biotechnology industry, beginning with the introduction of the Heberprot-P in this country.
The Minister of Tourism of Barbados, Richard Sealy, received Cuban Ambassador, Francisco Fernandez, to evaluate initiatives that are feasible to be applied by both countries in the multi-destination modality, covered by the Memorandum of Understanding signed last December by Cuba and the countries of the Community of the Caribbean (CARICOM). Among the ideas discussed are those of taking advantage of the flow of tourists from South America and from Europe who come to the Caribbean in different ways.
In two successive ceremonies, Mrs. Donna Forde, until the date Chargé d'Affaires of Barbados in Cuba, was accredited in the rank of Ambassador. First, she presented the Style Copies to Vice Chancellor Ana Teresita González and later presented the Letter of Credentials to the Vice President of the State Council, Gladys Bejerano.