Christchurch, October 31st, 2017. – The watercolours exhibition “I will die the way I´ve lived” by Antonio Guerrero, one of The Cuban Five, was launched this Monday at the largest city of The South Island. Antonio was among a group of Cuban freedom fighters unjustly incarcerated in the US for more than a decade, as a result of a rigged and politically motivated trial.
Wellington, October 23rd, 2017. - In an emotional event hosted by the Embassy of Cuba in this city, diplomats from both countries commemorated the 10th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations.
The Ambassador of Cuba, Mario Alzugaray, restated the importance that Cuba attaches to its links with the Pacific region, sharing the challenges faced by the Small Island Development States. He also congratulated his counterpart for the successful hosting of the 48th Pacific Island Forum in Samoa early September 2017.
Wellington, October 21, 2017. -With the screening of the film "Cuba Libre", by director Jorge L. Sanchez, was launched in Wellington the 16th edition of the Latin America and Spain Film Festival (LASFF).
Cuban Ambassador, Mario Alzugaray, introduced the movie, which reflects the relationship between two children who lived the end of Spanish colonial rule in Cuba and the arrival of the US occupation army.
Wellington, October 6, 2017. With the purpose of getting acquainted with New Zealand experiences in the livestock industry and to promote cooperation and business in this sector, a delegation from Cuba, led by Deputy Director of the Ministry of Agriculture, Arián Gutiérrez Velázquez, is visiting New Zealand.
Officials and businessmen from different branches and institutions associated with the livestock and food industry of Cuba are also part of the group.