Cuba in New Zealand

Tribute to Raul Roa on the 110th Anniversary of his Birth


Havana, Cuba, Apr 18 (acn) Raul Roa, known as the "Foreign Minister of Dignity", was honored on Tuesday in Havana on the 110th anniversary of his birth.

Family and friends placed a floral wreath, symbol of respect and admiration for his great intellect and loyal revolutionary of Cuba's sovereignty, before a bust in his memory at the headquarters of the Cuban Association of the United Nations (ACNU).

Cuban doctors complete English training program in New Zealand

Wellington, 11 of April 2017.- As a result of a cooperation agreement signed in February 2014, a group of four Cuban doctors in their way to provide assistance in the Pacific Islands, completed an English training course, funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of New Zealand.

The ten-week training course, took place at Bay of Plenty English Language School, located in the northern city of Tauranga.

The Cuban doctors are already in the Kiribati and Vanuatu, where they have join the Cuban medical teams present at these nations.

Cuban doctors head to Peru in the wake of severe flooding

Doctores cubanos PERU 2017

Cuban doctors departed for Peru early this Friday, March 31, to provide services in areas of the country affected by the recent heavy rains. On leaving, they dedicated their solidarity efforts to the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro

May Day 2017 celebrations announced


The Federation of Cuban Workers (CTC) and national trade unions calls on the Cuban people to mobilize to celebrate May Day, in a joyful environment of unity and commitment in the defense of socialism, under the banner of “Unity is our strength”

Mayor of Rotorua confirms interest in promoting ties with Cuba

Mayor Rotorua

March 9, 2017. - During a meeting with Cuban Ambassador Mario Alzugaray, Rotorua Mayor Steve Chadwick confirmed her city's interest in promoting closer ties with Cuba. The meeting took place within the framework of the celebration of the Aotearoa Cuba Festival, an event that brings together core representation of Cuban music and dance in New Zealand.