Cuba in New Zealand

Cubas commitmment with climate change highlighted in New Zealand

Christchurch, March 25, 2018.- In an event coordinated by the Cuba Friendship Society in Christchurch, the Vice-Chairman of the Working Group III of the Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change (IPCC) and director of the World Economy Research Center in Havana, Ramón Pichs, gave a lecture on the impact of climate change for Cuba and the actions taken by the Government to address it.

Cuban ambassador meets Chairperson of New Zealand Parliament Foreign Affairs Committee.

Wellington, March 22nd, 2018.- Cuban Ambassador Mario Alzugaray, payed a courtesy call to the chairperson of New Zealand Parliament Foreign Affairs, Defense and Trade Committee, Simon O'Connor.

During the meeting both parties exchanged point of views on diverse international matters. They also exchange on issues of mutual interest in the context of bilateral relations.

The MP for the National Party expressed his interest in the current situation of Cuba, development prospects and links with the Pacific.

Cuba and Climate Change

Cuba and Climate Change

Speaker:  Cuban scientist  Ramón Pichs-Madruga

Sunday  March 25th
2.30 pm
WEA Hall
59 Gloucester St

Ramón is Vice-Chair of Working Group III of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and is in Christchurch for the second lead authors meeting for the special report on Climate Change & Land, being held on 25-30 March.

Light refreshments will be served after the formal part of the meeting with plenty of opportunity for a one-on-one chat with Ramón.


Daymé Arocena delights the audience at WOMAD 2018

New Plymouth, March 18, 2018. Thousands of spectators at the famous music festival WOMAD, which takes place every year in the city of New Plymouth, enjoyed the music of the Cuban diva Daymé Arocena.

The Afro - Cuban singer took a tour of the most varied and popular Cuban rhythms, standing out for a warm and lively interaction with the audience.

Her voice proved to be marvellous, reaching its climax to improvise her exaltation of love in maori language in one of the themes: Aroha!