Wellington, September 17th, 2018. As part of the Latin America and Spain Film Festival (LASFF, for its acronym in English), the screening of the Cuban film "The Roof" took place at the University of Auckland.
The local public fully enjoyed the movie. At the end of the screening an interesting exchange was generated about the Cuban reality, its customs and traditions.
Wellington, September 16th, 2018. At the National headquarters of the New Zealand Trade Union "Unite Union", the third secretary Saimin Fis Abad, had the opportunity to exchange on the role of women during the revolutionary process and in the current Cuban society.
The event, organized by the Cuban Embassy and the Association of Friendship with Cuba in Auckland, had a large participation, highlighting the presence of young people interested in knowing more about the history of the Cuban Revolution.
Wellington, September 11th, 2018. Cuba and New Zealand signed today in Wellington the extension of a cooperation agreement to support Cuban medical assistance in the Pacific.
The document, signed by Jonathan Kings, Undersecretary of the Pacific and Development Group at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trad and the Ambassador of Cuba, Mario Alzugaray Rodríguez, marks the commitment from both nations to continue promoting cooperation with the Pacific island nations.
Wellington, September 10th, 2018. “El Techo”, by young Cuban director Patricia Ramos, was screened in Wellington as part of the 17th edition of the Latin America & Spain Film Festival (LASFF).
The Cuban film had an excellent reception, confirmed in a screening room filled by the local audience.
"El Techo" is the debut film of Patricia Ramos. Accurate to its name, it was filmed on a rooftop in a Havana neighbourhood, in which three friends are torn between the dreams and frustrations that are part of their everyday life.
Wellington.- GRULAC ambassadors held a meeting with Simon O´connor, President of the Latin America-New Business Council (LANZBC). During the meeting both parties exchanged on the best ways to promote greater economic and commercial exchanges between the South Pacific nation and the Latin American region.