Dublin, January 2020. Cuba's ambassador to Ireland, Hugo René Ramos Milanés held a working meeting with the Director of the newly released Directorate of Latin America and the Caribbean of the Irish Foreign Ministry. Ambassador Barbara Jones, a concurrent in Havana, also participated.
The occasion was conducive to a brief assessment of the state of bilateral ties, which in 2019 commemorated the 20th anniversary of its establishment.
- The Heads of State and Government and the Heads of Delegations of the member countries and invited guests of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America - Peoples' Trade Treaty (ALBA-TCP), meet in Havana on 14 December 2019 to commemorate the XV Anniversary of the Alliance, founded by Commanders Fidel Castro Ruz and Hugo Rafael Chávez Frías, with a firm commitment to strengthen it, as an expression of the aspirations for regional independence and a bulwark of genuin Latin American and Caribbean integration in the face of growing threats to regional self-de
As MINREX warned in a statement released August 29, 2019, the United States government has, since last year, been waging an intense, offensive campaign against the medical collaboration Cuba provides, along with threats of sanctions against Cuban leaders and pressure on recipient states to end such cooperation.
Directed in detail by the National Security Council at the White House, the campaign has the active participation of Senators and Representatives associated with the anti-Cuban mafia in Florida and rabid State Department officials.