Wellington, 23 June 2017. In a friendly meeting held at the Embassy of Cuba with the heads of Mission of the GRULAC, the Minister of Arts, Culture and Heritage, Maggie Barry, expressed her support for a greater exchange between New Zealand and Latin American nations.
During the event, the Ambassador of Cuba, Mario Alzugaray, offered details about the Latina America and Spain Film Festival (LASFF), which in its 2017 edition will have its inauguration at Te Papa Museum on October 20th, with the screening of the film "Cuba Libre", by Jorge Luis Sánchez filmmaker.
The Minister of Foreing Affairs of Cuba, Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, who is paying a work visit to Austria, will hold a press conference in Vienna, on Monday, June 19th, at 4:00 p.m (10:00 p.m. - Cuba).
The Cuban Minister will address important and current issues related to Cuban foreing policy.
The press conference will be transmitted live by Cuban television and radio, and also by the Youtube channel of the Cuban Foreign Ministry official site (www.minrex.gob.cu).
On June 16, 2017, US President Donald Trump delivered a speech full of hostile anti-Cuban rhetoric reminiscent of the times of open confrontation with our country in a Miami theater. He announced his government’s Cuba policy, which rolls back the progress achieved over the last two years since December 17, 2014, when Presidents Raúl Castro and Barack Obama announced the decision to re-establish diplomatic relations and engage in a process towards the normalization of bilateral relations.