Dunedin, July 18th, 2019. Friends of Cuba in this city of New Zealand ratified their condemnation of the escalation in the US economic war against Cuba and restated their solidarity with the people of the Caribbean island.
These expressions of support took place within the framework of a meeting with the Cuban ambassador, Mario Alzugaray, who visited the southern New Zealand city as part of a program that had as its focus the inauguration of the exhibition of photographs “Cuba through Kiwi eyes ”, which will remain for two weeks at the Business School of the University of Otago.
Dunedin, July 18th, 2019. As part of his visit to this city, Cuban ambassador Mario Alzugaray Rodríguez held a fruitful meeting with David Benson-Pope, Dunedin Councillor.
During the exchange, the Cuban diplomat highlighted the importance that Cuba attaches to links with New Zealand, based on respect and mutual trust. He also underlined the positive cooperation links that the two nations have developed in recent years, emphasizing the agreement for the training in English language of Cuban doctors destined for the Pacific Islands.
Dunedin – With a total of 80 photographs, kicked off the two-week photo exhibition “Cuba through Kiwi Eyes”, having the Business School of the University of Otago as its venue. The exhibition was inaugurated by the Ambassador of Cuba, Mario Alzugaray and the dean of the Business School, Robin Gauld.
Wellington, July 17th, 2019. The third secretary, Saimin Fis Abad, participated in a conference given by a panel of experts from Victoria University, the Institute of Small and Micro States (ISMS) and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Fiji. The event was organized by the Council for the Caribbean, an entity whose main objective is the promotion of links between the member countries of that region and New Zealand.
Oamaru, July 17th, 2019. During his visit to this city, Ambassador Mario Alzugaray Rodríguez held a meeting with friends of Cuba, who condemned the aggressive escalation and the economic war of the United States government against the Greater Antilles. They also expressed their rejection of the economic, commercial and financial blockade that for 60 years has been imposed on the Island, confirming their solidarity and support to the Cuban people.