Cuba in Barbados

Colloquium on the Legacy of Fidel Castro by UWI Cave Hill Campus

Called by the Department of Government and Sociology, Faculty of Social Sciences, the Second Colloquium on the Legacy of Fidel Castro at UWI Cave Hill Campus, Barbados, was held on November 24-25, 2017 with the participation of a VIP Cuban political and academic delegation and other distinct Caribbean intellectuals, marking the first anniversary of his passing. The forum was opened by the Minister of Education of Barbados, Hon Ronald Jones, the Deputy Principal, Dr. Clive Landis, and the Cuban Ambassador, Dr. Francisco Fernández.

Memoranda of cooperation with Cuba to be signed in Barbados.

With the presence of the Minister of Education of Barbados, Ronald Jones, and an important delegation chaired by the member of the Secretariat of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba and Head of its Department of International Relations, José Ramón Balaguer, the Pro Vice Chancellor and Principal of the University of the West Indies (UWI), Cave Hill Campus, Professor Eudine Barriteau, and the Ambassador of Cuba, Francisco Fernández, signed two memoranda of cooperation with the Ministry of Public Health of Cuba and the University of Havana, respectively.

The Speaker of the House of Barbadian Parliament receives a Cuban Party delegation.

The Speaker of the House of the Barbadian Parliament, Michael Carrington, received the Cuban delegation presided by MP José Ramón Balaguer Cabrera, member of the Secretariat of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba and head of the Department of International Relations, who was accompanied by Idalmis Brooks, official of the Department, and the Cuban Ambassador, Francisco Fernández.

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