Cuba in New Zealand

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.

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.