Georgetown, August 21, 2018. Last Monday, August 20, the Twentieth Biennial Convention of the National Congress of Guyanese Women took place in this capital, in which a representation of the Federation of Cuban Women (FMC) and Representative of the National Center of Cuba for Sexual Education (CENSEX),participated as special guests. The event was attended by more than 500 women, representing the whole country.
Georgetown, on August 15, 2018. At the Embassy of Cuba, a farewell ceremony was held today for 8 Guyanese students who travel to the largest of the Antilles to begin their studies in Medicine. On the Guyanese side, Reginald Brotherson, Permanent Secretary of the Department of Public Services and Ms. Soyinka Grogan, official of the Ministry of Education of Guyana, participated.
Georgetown, June 14th, 2018.- During his stay in Guyana, Vice Minister Sierra Diaz developed an extensive program that included courtesy calls to President David Granger, Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo and Minister of State and Acting Minister for Foreign Affairs, Joseph Harmon, and the Director General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Audrey Waddell. The leaders agreed to recognize the value of the historic relations between Guyana and Cuba that date back to 1972, when this one and three other Caribbean counties decided bravely to break the diplomatic siege imposed by the United States to the Cuban island.
Georgetown, June 13, 2018. The Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cuba, Rogelio Sierra Díaz, was received by the Acting Secretary General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Dr. Douglas Slater, with whom he held a working meeting in which other directors of this regional organization also participated.
During the meeting, the excellent bonds of friendship and understanding that unite the largest of the Antilles and the Caribbean and the mutual will of Cuba and CARICOM to continue working to strengthen and expand them were confirmed.
Georgetown, June 13, 2018. The Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cuba, Rogelio Sierra Díaz, placed a wreath of flowers on the monument to the Victims of Terrorism located on the campus of the University of Guyana in this capital city, in memory of the 73 people, including 11 Guyanese, 5 North Korean and 57 Cuban, who lost their lives as a result of the criminal sabotage perpetrated on October 6, 1976, against Flight 455 of Cubana de Aviación