Cuba in New Zealand

Group of Maori and Pacific doctors plan to visit Cuba

Wellington, August 30th , 2019. During a visit to the Cuban Embassy, ​​Dr. Rawiri Mckree Jansen, clinical director of the National Hauora Coalition, an organization focused on the health and well-being of Maori communities in New Zealand, expressed the interest of making a visit to Cuba, which allows health specialists in the Maori and Pacific communities to learn about the successes of the Cuban system.

Cuban film “Why do my friends cry?” to be screened at film festival in New Zealand

Wellington, August 30th , 2019. The movie “Why do my friends cry?”, by the Cuban filmmaker Magda González Grau, will be presented at the 2019 edition of the Latin America and Spain Film Festival (LASFF).

The film tells the story of four friends who meet after twenty years without seeing each other. It is a clear demonstration of the challenges that women face in today's Cuban society. It is a movie to laugh and cry, but, above all, to reflect on diversity, friendship and honesty.

Prime Minister of Cook Islands ratifies interest in deepening ties with Cuba

Rarotonga – This afternoon the Prime Minister of Cook Islands received the Cuban Ambassador, Mario Alzugaray, who is in this capital on a working visit.

During the meeting both sides exchanged on the multiple challenges that Cuba and the Cook Islands share as small island states.

Prime Minister Puna confirmed the interest in continuing to expand bilateral ties, especially on issues of common interest aimed at strengthening the resilience of both nations to mutual issues, such as climate change.

Cuba and the Cook Islands exchange on small island states challenges

Rarotonga, August 8th - In the framework of the Launch of the Cook Islands Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration Statement of Strategic Intentions 2019-2024 , the Cuban ambassador Mario Alzugaray was invited to participate as a panelist and comment on the experiences of Cuba's development and his expression in the implementation of the diplomatic work in his country.