Cuba in New Zealand

Cuban Ambassador highlights Fidel's legacy on local radio

Wellington, December 1, 2017. - As part of the tribute to Commander in Chief Fidel Castro Ruz on the first anniversary of his passing away, the local station “Radio Latina” aired a program on the legacy of the leader of the Cuban Revolution.

Journalist Jorge Herrera interviewed the Ambassador of Cuba in New Zealand, Mario Alzugaray, who commented on Fidel's impact on the foreign policy of his country, highlighting international cooperation, as the result of social justice being a key issue in the Cuban leader´s ideas.

Antonio Guerrero exhibition inaugurated in Christchurch

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.

Cuba and Samoa celebrate 10 years of diplomatic relations.

Officials from the diplomatic missions of Cuba and Samoa in Wellington

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.

Film "Cuba Libre" opens Latin America and Spain in Wellington Film Festival

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.