Cuba in Ethiopia

Statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cuba

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Cuba condemns, in the strongest and most absolute terms, the fraudulent designation of Cuba as a State that sponsors terrorism which, in a cynical and hypocritical move, has been announced by the government of the United States.

Ethiopian Deputy Speaker nominated the Cuban "Henry Reeve" contingent to the Nobel Peace Prize

Addis Ababa, December 30, 2021.  The Deputy Speaker of the Hose of Representatives of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Honorable Mrs. Shitahe Minale, became the first parliamentarian of that nation to nominate the Cuban Medical Contingent “Henry Reeve” to the Nobel Peace Prize.

The Deputy Speaker acknowledged the outstanding results of the work of the Cuban medical teams since its inception in 2005, particularly within the African continent in the fight against epidemics like Ebola and Covid-19, as well as by facing natural disasters in different countries.

62 anniversary of the Cuban Revolution in Ethiopia

Addis Ababa,  January  1st  2021. The Embassy of Cuba in Ethiopia commemorated the 62 anniversary of the Cuban Revolution with the Cuban community in the capital of this country.

During his address to the gathering, the Cuban Ambassador to the African Union who is currently also the Chargé d´Affairs a.i., to  Ethiopia, H.E. Mr. Angel Villa, highlighted the historic significance of the Cuban Revolution, its achievements and challenges in the current juncture of the pandemic of COVID-19 and the reinforced US blockade. 

Day of the National Culture of Cuba

Addis Ababa, October 20, 2020.  The Day of the National Culture of Cuba was celebrated in Ethiopia in reduced formats.

The Cuban diplomats sang at the Embassy the National Anthem, while the Cuban doctors working at St. Paul Hospital did the same at their premises, in demonstration of their feelings for the homeland.

The Ethio-Cubans shown also their knowledge of the Cuban National Anthem because of the period they studied in Cuba in different schools.