Cuba in Kenya

Latin America reacts to end of “wet-foot/dry-foot” policy

Governments of countries affected by the irregular emigration of Cubans to the United States reacted positively to the agreement reached between the two countries, which aims to ensure regular, safe and orderly migration of Cuban citizens, and includes the elimination of the parole program for Cuban medical professionals and “wet-foot/dry-foot” policy, first implemented by the Clinton administration in 1995, and maintained for over 20 years by successive U.S. governments.

U.S. imposes more fines to enforce the blockade

On January 12 and 13, 2017, the U.S. Treasury Department imposed fines on the nonprofit organization Alliance for Responsible Cuba Policy (ARCP) and the Canadian bank Toronto Dominion (TD), for $10,000 and $955,750, respectively, for alleged violations of blockade regulations.

Fidel’s infinite confidence in victory

La Plata, Guamá, Santiago de Cuba.– Comandante en Jefe Fidel Castro Ruz’s strategic vision and infinite confidence in victory, were highlighted during the ceremony marking the 60th anniversary of the attack on the La Plata Garrison, in an act held at the site of the Rebel Army’s first victory and presided by Comandantes of the Revolution and decorated heroes of the Republic of Cuba Ramiro Valdés Menéndez and Guillermo García Frías.

Cuba and Kenya vow to strengthen bilateral relations

Nairobi, May 11, 2015. Director General for Bilateral Affairs at Cuban Chancery, Gerardo Peñalver Portal, was received by the Political and Diplomatic Secretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kenya, and President of the Parliamentary Committee of Foreign Affairs and Defense, who was accompanied by 12 legislators.
During the meeting with Ambassador Ben H.O. Ogutu, the parts analyzed the ways to strengthen the current relations int he political, diplomatic and cooperation spheres, as well as between the Parliaments of cuba and Kenya.

Cuba and Kenya tighten relations

Havana, April 26, 2016.Cuba and Kenya expressed today the willingness of tightening their relations in the context of the official visit to this country by Kenyan Foreign Affairs and International Trade Minister Amina Mohamed.

To Cuba, the relations with Africa and Kenya are a priority, said Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla, after welcoming his Kenyan peer at the Foreign Ministry headquarters.