Auckland, 13 August 2017. - A ceremony held to honour Fidel Castro´s legacy on his 91st anniversary, took place at the headquarters of Unite Union in this city.
Luis Casares, a Cuban resident in New Zealand and member of the Auckland Cuba Friendship Society (ACFS), kicked off the event, highlighting the struggle for social justice, as one of the fundamental principles that guided the ideas and actions of the leader of the Cuban Revolution, whom he also described as a tireless fighter who has served as an example to the progressive and left wing forces around the world.
Wellington, August 7, 2017. - On the occasion of the presentation of the book Palemia, memoirs of the Prime Minister of Samoa, Tu'ilaepa Sa'ilele Malielegaoi, the Ambassador of Cuba had the honour and the opportunity to greet and hold a brief exchange with the head of Government of the Pacific nation.
The Cuban diplomat congratulated the Samoan leader on the launch of this interesting text, which summarizes the experiences of the longest serving prime minister in the Pacific region. Tu´ilaepa has been serving in his present post since 1998.
Wellington, 23 June 2017. In a friendly meeting held at the Embassy of Cuba with the heads of Mission of the GRULAC, the Minister of Arts, Culture and Heritage, Maggie Barry, expressed her support for a greater exchange between New Zealand and Latin American nations.
During the event, the Ambassador of Cuba, Mario Alzugaray, offered details about the Latina America and Spain Film Festival (LASFF), which in its 2017 edition will have its inauguration at Te Papa Museum on October 20th, with the screening of the film "Cuba Libre", by Jorge Luis Sánchez filmmaker.