Auckland.- Organized by the the New Zealand Institute of International Affairs (NZIIA) in Auckland, the Ambassador of Cuba, Mario Alzugaray made a presentation in which he addressed, among other topics, the vision of Cuba on current issues on the international agenda, such as the situation in Latin America and the aggressive escalation of the US Government, revealed in the strengthening of the economic, financial and commercial embargo on Cuba.
Auckland.- On the afternoon of Friday, June 7th, members of the Cuba Friendship Society in Auckland held a protest in front of the consulate General of the United States in that city, to condemn the new measures announced by Washington, which reinforce the economic, commercial and financial blockade and are part of the recent escalation of this American administration against the Caribbean nation.
Wellington - During a brief meeting with Cuban diplomats in New Zealand, the Prime Minister of Vanuatu, Charlot Salwai, expressed his gratitude and satisfaction for the results of the Cuban medical cooperation with his country.
The leader of the small Pacific island highlighted the insertion in local hospitals and clinics of young graduates from his country, who have attended medicine studies in Cuba.
Charlot Salwai is visiting New Zealand, where he has completed a bilateral agenda and held official talks with Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern.
The following is a Press Release by the Cuba Friendship Society in Dunedin.
Dunedin Cuba Friendship member Jen Olsen contacted Foreign Minister Winston Peters today and asked him to endorse a declaration made by the South Island Cuba Friendship Societies.
"The Declaration concerns the latest escalation by the United States of the blockade of Cuba" Jen said. "New Zealand has opposed the blockade in votes at the UN since 1995, along with the vast majority of UN member states".