Kuala Lumpur, October 20- In a radio interview on the occasion of the Day of Cuban Culture, Cuba's ambassador to Malaysia, Ibete Fernández denounced the effects of the blockade on the culture sector.
She explained about the inability of artists to receive money for their performances and at the same time as many, how many of them receive denials of travel to the United States in order to spread the cultural values of the island. Ambassador cited as an example the opportunities in which winners of important awards have not been able to attend the awards ceremonies.
Kuala Lumpur, October 19- Students from the Party for equality and advancement of Knowledge of the Polytechnic University of the Philippines signed a declaration of support for Cuba against the blockade and expressed their commitment to support the demands of our country against of this unjust policy.
The statement was delivered to the Cuban ambassador to the Philippines, Ibete Fernández, after the conference held at the university to present Cuba's report against the blockade.
Kuala Lumpur, October 19- Cuba's ambassador to the Philippines, Ibete Fernández, honored Dr Francisco Nemenzo, former president of the University of the Philippines and President of the Cultural and Friendship Association Philippines-Cuba Philcuba, with the medal of friendship and comrade Antonio Paris, Secretary General of the Communist Party of the Philippines PKP 1930, member of the Filipino-Cuban Friendship Association.
Kuala Lumpur, October 19- Cuba's ambassador to the Philippines, Ibete Fernández Hernández, paid a courtesy call to the country's trade and investment Secretary, Ramón López.
During the meeting the ambassador presented the business opportunities in Cuba and addressed the main aspects of the process of updating the Cuban economy as well as the priorities of the development plan until 2030.
Manila, October 17- The Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs for Political Affairs of Philippines, Ambassador Enrique Manalo, expressed his country's opposition to the economic, financial and commercial blockade of the United States and acknowledged the negative effects that this causes to the development of commercial relations between Cuba and the rest of the world.