Kuwait, October 21, 2016. On the occasion of the October 20, Day of Cuban Culture, the Embassy of Cuba in Kuwait recalled this important date.
Cuba's ambassador in Kuwait, Andres Gonzalez Garrido stressed the significance for all Cubans this day, in which the date of October 20, 1868 is remembered, when Cuban independence achieved their first victory against to Spanish colonialism to take the city of Bayamo and the people sang for the first time Cuban National Anthem at theSquare.
The people of Cuba continue theircenturies’ long struggle in the reconquest of full justice. Along this road they have given ample proof of their capacity for resistance in the face of enormous challenges. One such challenge is the economic, commercial and financial blockade which has been imposed by the United States of America and has remained in place for over fifty years.
Kuwait, Oct. 11, 2016. Cuba's ambassador in Kuwait Andres Gonzalez Garrido met with Naser Alhayen , Director of International Organizations of the Kuwaiti Foreign Ministry.
During the fraternal meeting they referred to the satisfactory state of relations between the two countries and issues of mutual interest both in bilateral as in multilateral levels.
Kuwait, Oct. 10, 2016. The Kuwait Times newspaper in today's edition reproduces entirely e exclusive interview to the website CubaVSBloqueo offered by the General Director for the United States at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Foreign Ministry) of the Republic of Cuba, Josefina Vidal, which addressed key elements of the permanence of the US Blockade and other aspects that affect the process of normalization of relations between Cuba and the United States.