Representatives of member states began drafting a political declaration, several special declarations and a plan of action prior to the 5th Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC)
January 23, 2017 09:01:26
Nairobi, January 24.Lucy Kiruthu, Americas Director of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Trade of Kenya, welcomed this morning the Cuban Ambassador, Ernesto Gómez Díaz, and expressed her country's commitment to strength and diversify the existing relations of cooperation and friendship with the Caribbean island.
The 5th Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) will take place January 24-25, in Punta Cana, the Dominican Republic. “Cuba will attend the event hoping to contribute to strengthening the Community founded in 2011 and in the same way strengthen unity within diversity,” stated the island’s Deputy Foreign Minister Abelardo Moreno, speaking during a January 18 press conference.
HAVANA.— Officials from Cuba’s Ministry of Tourism reiterated that the sector is expected to grow in 2017, declared International Sustainable Tourism and Development Year by the United Nations.
According to figures cited on Cuban television program Mesa Redonda, the Caribbean nation expects to receive 4,200,000 visitors this year, after over four million arrived to the island for the first time in 2016, representing a 14.5% increase as compared to the previous year.
Â´As an international community, we owe a debt to Palestian people. It is time to break the silence and immobilism, which have led it to suffer unworthy humiliations. It is time to do away with the impunity of Israeli criminal actions against PalestineÂ´, said Ambassador Humberto Rivero during a session of the Council.