The Association of Cuban Residents "Martyrs of Barbados" and the Association of Friendship Barbados-Cuba held in conjunction with the Cuban Embassy the Mother's Day celebration, for which chose recreation on the beach, fraternizing for several hours of a very splendid day in the Barbadian west coast.
The Caribbean Arts Festival (Carifesta) returns to Barbados in 2017. In order to renew the presence of the House of the Americas in this Caribbean country, the institution of the Comanche David Comissiong, president of the Movement Clement Payne of Barbados, who was received by the poet and essayist Roberto Fernandez Retamar, president of the House.
Complying with the invitation by Cuban political and union organizations, a group of historical friends of the Cuban Revolution participated in the celebrations of May Day in Havana and in the traditional International Meeting of Solidarity with Cuba, as part of an intense program exchange activities that Barbados-Cuba Friendship Association shared with several agencies and entities of society in the greatest Antilles` island.
Responding to an invitation by the Workers' Central Union of Cuba (CTC) and its national unions for several organizations Barbadian labor movement, a representative delegation of the NUPW (National Union Public Workers) and BSTU (Barbados Secondary Teachers Union) attended the May Day international celebration in Havana, which included a massive march in parade of about a million population and witness the ceremony from the presidential platform in the historical Revolution Square.