We, the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the Republic of Cuba, having met in Havana, Cuba, on March 11, 2017, on the occasion of the Fifth Ministerial Meeting of CARICOM-Cuba and in commemoration of the Forty-fifth Anniversary of the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between the Independent States of CARICOM and Cuba and the Fifteenth Anniversary of Cuba-CARICOM Day;
Dominica, Roseau, March 5, 2016. Cuban ambassador to Dominica, Juan Carlos Frómeta, participated in the Mass celebrated in this capital in honor of the 4th anniversary of the death of Commander Hugo Chavez. At Mass, officiated in the Church Our Lady of Fatima, also participated the President of the Commonwealth of Dominica, S.E. Charles Savarin, members of the Cabinet of Government, of the Diplomatic Corps, as well as resident Dominicans.
Over the last few weeks, international media have reported the intention of OAS General Secretary Luis Almagro Lemes to travel to Havana, in order to receive a "prize" invented by an illegal grouplet, which operates in concert with the ultra-right wing Foundation for Pan American Democracy, created in the days of the 7th Summit of the Americas in Panama, to channel efforts and resources in opposition to legitimate, independent governments in Our America.