Speech by Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, President of the Councils of State and Ministers, at the Sixth CARICOM-Cuba Summit, Antigua and Barbuda. Honorable Gaston Browne, Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda; Honorable Keith Mitchell, Prime Minister of Granada and President of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (Caricom); Honorable Prime Ministers and Presidents of the other member countries of Caricom; His Excellency Ambassador Irwin Larocque, Secretary General of Caricom; His Excellency Mr.
We, the Heads of State and Government of the Caribbean Community and the Republic of Cuba, meeting in St. Mary’s, Antigua and Barbuda, on 8 December 2017, on the occasion of the Sixth CARICOM-Cuba Summit and in commemoration of the forty-fifth anniversary of establishing diplomatic relations among the independent states of CARICOM and Cuba and the fifteenth anniversary of CARICOM-Cuba Day.
On November 30, 2017, the Cuban Ambassador Francisco Fernández, was invited to attend to the Remembrance Day Laying Wreath and Military Parade to remember Barbadian veterans of the two World Wars. An Interdenominational Service was held presided over by Acting Governor General, Sir Philip Greaves, Prime Minister Freundel Stuart, Chief Justice, Sir Marston Gibson and Leader of the Opposition, Mia Mottley, will lay wreaths at the base of the Cenotaph followed by specially invited members of the diplomatic corps and other dignitaries.
Among the seven disciplines included in the cooperation agreement in force during the last decade between the National Sports Council (NSC) of Barbados and Cubadeportes SA, cycling is one of the sports that has achieved the most results in the medal table of several events between 2012 and 2017, being one of the factors that has most influenced the permanence of the Cuban technician, Mijail Santos Jiménez, who has been able to integrate the various scientific elements of the Cuban training system and introduce them into the country.