Kingston, Jamaica, 23 September 2020. Professor Trevor Brown, president of the Jamaica-Cuba Friendship Association, sent us the text of the statement issued by that organization on the occasion of the 152 Anniversary of the Grito de Lares:
The Jamaica Cuba Friendship Association joins with the rest of progressive humanity in commemorating with our brothers and sisters of Puerto Rico, their heroic action 152 years ago, in a day immortalised in our collective consciousness, the anniversary of Grito de Lares.
Kingston, Jamaica, 21 September 2020. This morning, a group of twenty Cuban teachers (eight women and 12 men) arrived in Kingston on a charter flight from Havana, as part of the annual renewal of the staff of the Cuban Education Brigade in Jamaica.
They were welcomed at the airport by Ambassador Inés Fors Fernández, Head of the Cuban State Mission in Jamaica; Dr. Reynel Isalgue, Head of the Cuban Education Brigade in Jamaica; and officials from the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information of Jamaica.
Kingston, Jamaica, 1 September 2020. Foreign students’ entry to the Republic of Cuba has been postponed until further notice, due to the current epidemiological situation in our country.
Continuing students should access the websites of their respective universities and faculties, and contact them if necessary, to receive detailed guidance on their academic process and keep working on topics related to subjects pending to be completed during the course.
Kingston, Jamaica, 21 August 2020. The collective of the Embassy of the Republic of Cuba in Jamaica, made up of 40% women, got together this Friday to celebrate a political-cultural activity making the advent, next Sunday 23 August, of the 60th anniversary of the foundation of the Federation of Cuban Women (FMC).
Kingston, Jamaica, 21 August 2020. Yesterday, the Embassy of the Republic of Cuba in Jamaica joined other diplomatic delegations of Spanish-speaking nations to support the local immersion program for the training of future Spanish teachers in this Caribbean island.
The Foreign Language Curriculum for these trainee teachers include language immersion in a Spanish-speaking country and, for those who are unable to travel abroad, the alternative of local immersion. However, the spread of Covid-19 poses a new variant: virtual immersion.