Cuba in New Zealand

Mayor of Wellington confirms support for Latin American and Spanish film Festival

Wellington. – In a meeting with the Ambassadors of GRULAC and Spain, the mayor of Wellington, Justin Lester, confirmed the support of the City Council for the 18th edition of the Latin America and Spain Film Festival (LASFF by its Spanish acronym).

LASFF is a non-profit cultural event that aims to promote Latin American and Spanish culture through its cinematographic production. This festival is presented in a dozen cities and enjoys a great reception throughout the country.

Cuban Ambassador takes part in ANZAC Day National Ceremony

Wellington, April 25th, 2019. Cuban Ambassador Mario Alzugaray Rodríguez took part in the National Commemoration Ceremony for ANZAC Day, which was presided by Governor General, Dame Patsy Reddy and Finance Minister Grant Robertson.

This year's commemorations have been marked by the impact of recent terrorist attacks on Christchurch, from which Kiwi leaders have emphasized the messages of unity and effort to reach a more inclusive and kind society.

Cuban Ambassador welcomes High Commissioner of the Cook Islands

Wellington – Cuban Ambassador, Mario Alzugaray welcomed the High Commissioner of the Cook Islands, Her Excellency Elizabeth Wright-Koteka, as part of a courtesy visit to the headquarters of the Cuban diplomatic mission.

During the meeting, both diplomats exchanged about bilateral relations and the will of both countries to strengthen them. They also discussed other topics of common interest such as climate change and medical cooperation of Cuba in the Pacific region.

Friendship Society in Wellington values ​​new actions of solidarity with Cuba and against the blockade

Wellington. – As part of her visit to New Zealand, Leima Martínez Freire, director of Asia and Oceania at the Cuban Institute for Friendship with the Peoples (ICAP for its Spanish acronym), convened a meeting with members of the Cuba Friendship Society in Wellington and exchanged on diverse topics, such as Cuban current affairs, its foreign policy and other international matters.

Friendship Society in Auckland confirms solidarity with Cuba

Auckland. -In a meeting held in this city, Leima Martínez Freire, director of Asia and Oceania at the Cuban Institute for Friendship with the Peoples (ICAP for its Spanish acronym), held an intense and valuable exchange with members of the Cuba Friendship Society in Auckland, as part of her visit to New Zealand from April 1 to 3, addressing among other topics the impact of the US embargo, relations between Cuba and the United States, and Cuba's position on the situation in Venezuela.

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