Cuba in New Zealand

Cuba is preparing for the gradual opening of its borders.

Havana, September 7. Taking into account the progress in the vaccination process in Cuba, its demonstrated effectiveness and the perspective that more than 90% of the entire population will conclude the vaccination schedules in November; Conditions are being prepared to gradually open the country's borders as of November 15, 2021.

Facilities for Cubans living abroad are extended.

Havana, September 6. The Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs reiterated that it will continue to facilitate procedures for citizens residing abroad in the face of the persistence of the Covid-19 pandemic.

The director of Consular Affairs and Cuban Residents Abroad of the Foreign Ministry, Ernesto Soberón, said that the extension, automatic and free, of an uninterrupted stay outside the country, beyond 24 months, as well as the condition of residents in the country. territory, will remain in effect until further notice.

Cuban President talks with his counterparts from Viet Nam, Russia and China.

Havana, August 31. In recent days, the Cuban President, Miguel Díaz-Canel, spoke by telephone with the presidents of Viet Nam, Russia, and China, whom he thanked the recent demonstrations of solidarity and support towards our people and Government.

Important donations of medicines, equipment, and food have arrived in Cuba from these countries to help us face the Covid19 epidemic and its impact on our economy.

In the talks, the aforementioned leaders highlighted the traditional friendship between our countries and reaffirmed the will to strengthen them.


The Embassy is closed due to the resurgence of COVID19.

Wellington, August 17. Due to the resurgence of Covid19 in New Zealand and the measures adopted to confront it, the Cuban Embassy will be closed while the country remains in Alert Levels 4 and 3. For emergency matters you can communicate by the usual telephones and email addresses.

Together we can do it. Stay safe.

Cuban diplomats visit Palmerston North.

Palmerston North, August 13. The Cuban Ambassador fulfilled an extensive program during a brief visit to this city, in which Consul Dalila Vázquez carried out different coordination efforts for the next opening of the Latin American and Spanish Film Festival (LASFF) there.

The Ambassador was received by the rector of Massey University and met other officials, as well as professors of the Spanish language program.

He also toured various farms and agricultural research laboratories to learn of New Zealand's successful experiences.