Cuba in New Zealand

Cuban agribusiness delegation visiting NZ

The Cuban delegation being hosted at Milk Test NZ & Fonterra Te Rapa plant

Wellington, October 6, 2017. With the purpose of getting acquainted with New Zealand experiences in the livestock industry and to promote cooperation and business in this sector, a delegation from Cuba, led by Deputy Director of the Ministry of Agriculture, Arián Gutiérrez Velázquez, is visiting New Zealand.

Officials and businessmen from different branches and institutions associated with the livestock and food industry of Cuba are also part of the group.

Cuban Ambassador´s presentation at Kapiti Rotary Club

Cuban Ambassador (center) with some members of Kapiti Rotary Club

Wellington, October 5th, 2017. On Thursday night, Cuban Ambassador Mario Alzugaray gave a presentation about Cuba at the Kapiti Rotary Club, where he was able to provide details on his country's history and prospects for economic and social development.

Cuba emphasizes its cooperation commitment with the Pacific Islands

Apia, 8 September 2017. - On the occasion of the 48th Pacific Islands Forum held in Samoa, the director general for Bilateral Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Gerardo Peñalver Portal, confirmed the commitment of Cuba to continue pushing forward cooperation with Small Island Developing States in this region.

Cuban delegation present at the Pacific Islands Forum

Apia, September 4, 2017.- A Cuban delegation headed by the Director-General of bilateral affairs, Gerardo Peñalver Portal, arrived last night in this capital, to take part in the 48th Edition of the Pacific Islands Forum.

The Cuban diplomat kicked off activities Monday morning, being received by CEO of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Samoa, Peseta Noumea Simi. Mr. Peñalver Portal expressed appreciation for the warm welcome and acknowledge the excellent organization of this event, which will last until Friday, September 8th.

Cuba and Cook Islands celebrate 15 years of diplomatic relations.

Wellington, September 2, 2017. - In an emotional event hosted by the Embassy of Cuba in this city, diplomats from both countries commemorated the 15th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations, along with friends and citizens of both nations residing in New Zealand.

The High Commissioner of Cook Islands, Her Excellency Teremoana Yala, express her gratitude for the idea in coordinating this event and acknowledged Cuba´s cooperation in the training of young Pacific students in medical related careers.