During 2015 and 2016, the government of the then President of the United States, Barack Obama, put in place some measures aimed at modifying the application of certain elements of the blockade to Cuba, which had as a scene the reestablishment of the diplomatic relations between both countries.
However, significant obstacles to its implementation have persisted and key aspects of the blockade have been maintained, as well as the laws on which this policy is based.
Jakarta, August 25, 2017. An Ibero-American Film Festival in Indonesia with the presence of Cuban films is held between July and October under the auspices of the "Komunitas Salihara" Arts Center and "KINEFORUM".
The Cuban films to be projected are:
- Kangamba, September 23, at 5:00 pm in: Komunitas Salihara, Jl. Salihara 16, Pasar Minggu, South Jakarta.
Synopsis: Africa, People's Republic of Angola. August 1983.
Jakarta, 17 August 2017. The Embassy of the Republic of Cuba wants to congratulate the people of Indonesia on the occasion of the celebration of the 72nd Anniversary of the Proclamation of Independence of the Republic of Indonesia. Receive all the Indonesian friends the fraternal greeting of the Embassy of Cuba and its officials.
Jakarta, 16 August 2017. A Joint Session between the People's Consultative Assembly and the House of Representatives of Indonesia, respectively, was held at the headquarters of the Indonesian Parliament, to which the Cuban Embassy was invited, among other friendly countries.
During the event, Indonesian President Joko Widodo made two speeches on the occasion of the 72nd Anniversary of the Proclamation of the Independence of the Republic of Indonesia.