Cuba in Finland

Special Declaration on the return to the Republic of Cuba of the territory occupied by the U.S. Naval Base in Guantánamo

The return to the Republic of Cuba of the territory occupied by the U.S. Naval Base in Guantánamo has been repeatedly called for by the Cuban people and government, and should be a relevant element of the process towards the normalization of relations between the two countries.
 
The Heads of State and Government of Latin America and the Caribbean, gathered in Punta Cana, the Dominican Republic, on occasion of the 5th Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), on January 25th, 2017:
 

Speech by Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, President of the Councils of State and Ministers of the Republic of Cuba, at the 5th CELAC Summit

Esteemed President Medina;
 
Esteemed Heads of State and Government of Latin America and the Caribbean;
 
Distinguished Heads of Delegations and guests:
 
At the Summit that gave life to this Community, in Caracas in 2011, we expressed the conviction that “unity and the political, economic, social and cultural integration of Latin America and the Caribbean constitute (…) a requirement for the region to successfully confront the challenges before us.”
 

CELAC-EU Summit rejects blockade of Cuba and its extraterritorial impact

The final declaration of the Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) and the European Union (EU), which concluded June 11 in Brussels, rejected the U.S. blockade against Cuba and its extraterritorial impact.
The 2nd CELAC-EU Summit was held over two days in the Justus Lipsius building, headquarters of the European Council, and saw the participation of more than 40 heads of state and government and high level delegations from 61 countries throughout the two regions.
 

Latinalaisen Amerikan ja Karibian maiden (GRULAC) suurlähettiläät vierailevat Kuntaliitossa

Latinalaisen Amerikan Suomessa toimivat suurlähettiläät tapasivat Kuntaliiton toimitusjohtajan, Hra. Jari Koskisen. Tapaaminen on osa aktiviteeteista, joilla kehitetään GRULAC-maiden ja ulkoasiainministeriön Amerikan ja Aasian osaston välistä yhteistyötä. 
 
Kuntaliitto vastaa edustamisesta, suomalaisten kuntien ja kaupunkien autonomian edistämisestä ja kuntapalveluiden (sairaalat, erityisterveydenhuolto ja kasvatus) sekä kumppaniorganisaatiodensa kehittämisestä. 

Declaration by the Revolutionary Government

For several years, it had been a permanent interest of the Cuban government to adopt a new immigration agreement with the United States to solve the serious problems that continued to affect migration relations, despite the existence of bilateral agreements in this area.
 
This agreement removes the commonly known "dry feet-wet feet" policy and the provisional admission program (parole) for Cuban health professionals, which Washington applied in third countries.
 

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