The Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cuba, Rogelio Sierra Díaz, begins today a visit to Guyana as part of a tour of several Caribbean countries that began on June 5. The Cuban diplomat will be accompanied by the Director for Central America, Mexico and the Caribbean of the Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Jorge Luis Mayo Fernández.
Guyana is of particular importance to Cuba, as along with Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados and Jamaica, they established diplomatic relations with the island simultaneously on December 8, 1972.
Georgetown, June 12, 2018. Cuba's Deputy Foreign Minister, Rogelio Sierra Díaz, arrived in Guyana on Tuesday to pay courtesy visits to President David Granger, Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo and Minister of State and Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs, Joseph Harmon.
The Cuban Vice-Chancellor will hold bilateral meetings with the Director General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Audrey Waddell; the Acting Secretary and Assistant Secretary General for Human and Social Development of CARICOM, Dr. Douglas Slater; the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Public Health of Guyana, Collette Adams, and other government officials.
Georgetown, June 11, 2018. With the participation of the Minister of Education of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana Hon. Dr. Nicolette Henry and the Ambassador of the Republic of Cuba in Guyana Mr. Narciso Reinaldo Amador Socorro, among other personalities, the graduation ceremony of eight Guyanese specialists was held. They were trained in the area of diagnosis and physical rehabilitation by a group of specialists from the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Cuba.
Georgetown, 6th June 2018 - Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cuba, Rogelio Sierra Díaz, begins today a work visit to the Caribbean region. The visit will extend to June 16. The tour includes, in addition to Surinam, the four countries that simultaneously established diplomatic relations on December 8 1972, Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados, Guyana, and Jamaica.
Georgetown, May 31, 2016. The Secretary General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, accepted on Tuesday, the credentials of Ambassador Narciso Reinaldo Amador Socorro as Plenipotentiary Representative of the Republic of Cuba to CARICOM.
Secretary General LaRocque recalled that four CARICOM countries, Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago, decided to establish diplomatic relations with Cuba on December 8, 1972, which helped to end the diplomatic isolation of the country, and reiterated the Community's support against the economic, financial and commercial blockade imposed by the United States on the Caribbean archipelago.