Cuba in Jamaica

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade of Jamaica receives the Cuban Ambassador

Minister Kamina Johnson Smith and Ambassador Inés Fors Fernández, in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade.

Kingston, Jamaica, 6 February 2019. H.E. Mrs. Ines Fors Fernandez, Ambassador of the Republic of Cuba in Jamaica, paid a call of courtesy on the Honourable Kamina Johnson Smith, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade of Jamaica, at the Ministry’s headquarters this morning.

At the meeting with the Jamaican Minister, several topics of common interest were discussed, such as the project to build the Regional School of Arts of the Caribbean in Jamaica, an initiative developed during the Fifth Cuba-CARICOM Summit, held in Havana on December 8, 2014.

Embassy of Cuba in Jamaica holds reception for the 60th anniversary of the Revolution

Cutting the cake, from left to right: Ibrahín Ortega, Second Secretary of the Cuban Embassy; Thomas Tavares-Finson, President of the Senate of Jamaica; Percival J. Patterson, former Prime Minister; Inés Fors, Cuban Ambassador; and Peter Phillips, Leader of the Opposition.

Kingston, Jamaica, 1 February 2019. Last night, the Embassy of Cuba held a reception for the 60th anniversary of the triumph of the Revolution. Representatives of the Government of Jamaica, the Parliament, the political parties, the diplomatic and consular corps, international organizations, the academic sector, the solidarity movement and the Cuban community residing in the country were present in the event.

Minister of Health of Jamaica expresses his sympathies to the Cuban Ambassador for the consequences of the tornado that struck Havana last Sunday

Minister of Health of Jamaica expresses his sympathies to the Cuban Ambassador for the consequences of the tornado that struck Havana last Sunday.

Kingston, Jamaica, 29 January 2018. The Minister of Health of Jamaica, Hon. Dr. Christopher Tufton, expressed his grief and the condolences of his government for the consequences of the tornado that struck Havana last Sunday January 27th, in a letter sent to the Cuban Ambassador.

He also stated the commitment of Jamaica to help in any way possible to alleviate the impact of this natural disaster.

Cuba celebrates in Jamaica the 166th anniversary of the birth of José Martí

Bust of José Martí by the Embassy entrance.

Kingston, Jamaica, 28 January 2019. Today at 6 o'clock in the afternoon, a brief but heartfelt ceremony was held at the Cuban Embassy in Jamaica to commemorate the 166th anniversary of the birth of Cuban National Hero, José Martí.

The ceremony was chaired by Ambassador Inés Fors Fernández, and was attended by members of the State Mission of Cuba, Cubans living in Jamaica and friends from the Jamaica-Cuba solidarity movement.

President of the Senate acknowledges the work carried out by Cuban collaborators in Jamaica

President of the Senate acknowledges the work carried out by Cuban collaborators in Jamaica.

Kingston, Jamaica, 18 January 2019. During the opening ceremony of the International Seminar on Cardiology held today at the Heart Institute of the Caribbean, based in Kingston, Jamaica, Senate President Thomas Tavares-Finson praised the work carried out by Cuban health professionals who render their services in this sister Caribbean nation. Mr. Tavares-Finson highlighted the commendable contribution that Cuban collaborators have made to the Jamaican public health system for more than twenty years.

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