Belize and Cuba want to find out more about their historical connections. And to do this, they signed a Memorandum of Understanding today that will see intensive research, cross cultural exchange and other collaborations of similar interests through workshops and projects over a four-year period. NICH and the Cuban Embassy in Belize held a short ceremony to establish the institutional cooperation agreement. Andrea Polanco was at today’s signing and tells us more in the following story.
Andrea Polanco, Reporting
The breeze was scarce as the students anxiously waited for Pedro Pablo Rodriguez to enter the art center. A different aura filled the building, and filled the beings that were seated and standing to hear his presentation. Despite the heat and congested room, the students knew that something big was about to happen. Upon his anticipated arrival, Pedro Pablo caused an outburst of applauses from an expecting congregation of students that were hungry for new ideas and philosophies.
The Travelling Caribbean Film Showcase Belize edition has arrived. The National Institute of History and Culture / Nich. The National Library System, the University of Belize and the Embassy of Cuba invite you to the showcase opening night. next March 14, 2019, at 7:00 p.m., in the Jaguar Auditorium at #UB.
The continued cooperation between Belize and Cuba in the health sector was renewed on Wednesday, February 27th, at a signing ceremony in the capital city of Belmopan. The renewal of the agreement is to extend the presence of the Cuban Medical Brigade in Belize that not only benefits Belizeans nationwide but strengthens and develops the health system in Belize. Signing on behalf of the Government of Belize was Minister of Health Honourable Pablo Marin, while Ambassador Lisette Perez signed on behalf of Cuba.