Cuba in New Zealand

The Wellington Branch of the NZIIA invites you to an address by H.E. Mario Alzugaray

The Wellington Branch of the New Zealand Institute of International Affairs invites you to a talk by the Ambassador of Cuba to New Zealand, His Excellency Mario Alzugaray Rodriguez. Mr Alzugaray will provide his reflections on contemporary Cuban foreign policy and the Cuba - New Zealand relationship.
Date: 16 May 2017, 5:40 – 6.40 pm
Venue: RHLT2, Rutherford House Victoria University ofWellington –
Pipitea Campus, 23 Lambton Quay, Wellington

Cuban experience in cooperatives presented at Workers Day event in Blackball

Blackball, May 1st 2017.- On the occasion Workers Day celebrations, the Ambassador of Cuba, Mario Alzugaray, took part in a seminar on the current situation and future scenarios for the West Coast. Also addressing the audience were Damian O´Conor and Julie - Ann Genter, MP´s from Labour and Green, respectively.  The Mayor of Greymouth, Tony Kokshoorn and known filmmaker and activist Paul Maunder, also attended the event.

FitCuba 2017 to be held in Holguín


Manuel Marrero, Cuba’s Minister of Tourism, reported that the 37th International Tourism Fair (FitCuba 2017), will beheld from May 3-6 in the eastern province of Holguín, while Germany will feature as guest country of honor.

In a post on the official Ministry of Tourism (Mintur) Facebook page, Marrero noted that the event will be dedicated to tourist excursions, one of the modalities promoted on the island, which received four million visitors last year.

Latin American ambassadors to promote trade links with New Zealand

Wellington April 18, 2017. In a meeting with the Minister of Trade, Todd McClay, the ambassadors of Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Cuba and Mexico, expressed their interest in promoting  greater economic and trade ties between Latin America and New Zealand.

The kiwi Minister explained the details of the newly announced Trade Agenda 2030, with which New Zealand intends to achieve greater access and exchanges for its business community at the global level. McClay also commented on the priority granted to the expansion of contacts with Latin America.