Dublin, January 16, 2018. Motivated to expand their knowledge about Cuba and the figure of Fidel Castro Ruz, a representation of students of the St Clares Comprehensive School, Manorhamilton, Co Leitrim, led by Professor Brendan Greene, visited the Embassy of Cuba in Ireland.
After appreciating a brief documentary about Cuba, the Ambassador offered an explanation about the national education system, documented with images and statistics of the different levels and types of education.
Dublin, January 15, 2018. The Cuban Ambassador to Ireland, Hugo René Ramos Milanes, paid a courtesy visit to Independent Deputy Maureen O Sullivan, who also serves as Vice President of the Joint Commission on Foreign Affairs, Trade and Defense of the Irish Chamber of Deputies and is also a member of the Parliamentary Group of Friendship with Cuba.
The meeting that took place in a fraternal environment, served to explore alternatives that contribute to the development of relations between Cuba and Ireland and particularly inter-parliamentary relations.
Dublin, 13.01.2018. A representation of the Cuban citizens settled in Ireland and grouped in the Ernesto Che Guevara Association, met at the Embassy's headquarters to commemorate the 59th anniversary of the Cuban Socialist Revolution and the advent of 2018.
After taking a brief summary of the work carried out in the course of 2017 and highlighting the presence of three delegates of that Association at the Meeting Cuban Resident in Europe held in Milan, as well as the agreements adopted there, the participants outlined the new goals to be achieved in the year that has just begun.
(Council of State transcript / GI translation)
Compañeras and compañeros:
It is my responsibility to make the closing remarks for this last Period of Ordinary Sessions of the National Assembly of People's Power's 8th Legislature. On this occasion, I will address several topics of national and international relevance.
The traditional Cuban film festival that the Cuban Embassy celebrates annually in coordination with the "Progresive Film Club" was inaugurated tonight with the presentation of the documentary "Fidel es Fidel" by director Roberto Chile. In this way, a well-deserved tribute was paid to Comandante Fidel on the first anniversary of his physical disappearance.