The Cuban State Council decrees Official Mourning in Cuba

On the occasion of the catastrophic aviation accident that occurred at noon today, the Council of State of the Republic of Cuba agreed to decree OFFICIAL DUEL from 06:00 on May 19 until 12:00 on the night of May 20.
During the validity of the OFFICIAL DUEL the Flag of the Lone Star shall be hoisted at half mast in public buildings and military institutions.

Cuban Ambassador meets with Assistant Secretary General of SWAPO and Rector of the party's school.

Cuban Ambassador meets with Assistant Secretary General of SWAPO and Rector of the party's school.

The Deputy Secretary General of SWAPO and rector of the school of that political organization, Marcus Haifiku, received the Cuban Ambassador, Giraldo Mazola, at its headquarters. At the meeting, ways were analyzed to strengthen the links between the School of the SWAPO and the Higher School of the Communist Party of Cuba "Ñico López".

The Namibian leader was accompanied by several members of the Board of Directors of the School, among whom stands out the Secretary General of the SWAPO Women's League, Eunice Iipingu,. On the Cuban side also attended Aldo Fuentes, Third Secretary of our diplomatic mission.

The Ambassador used also the opportunity to donate to the SWAPO Party School about 400 books, property of the Embassy of Cuba. The collection is composed by books of Commander in Chief Fidel Castro, of the National Poet of Cuba Nicolás Guillen, about the history of Cuba and international politics. Also, among the copies stand out English editions of the books of the Italo-American author Piero Gleijeses: Missions in Conflict and Visions of Freedom. Both copies relate objectively the Cuban presence in Africa from 1959 to 1991.

Rector Haufiku deeply thanked the contribution made by the Embassy of Cuba to the institution. He added that these materials will contribute profoundly to the improvement of the cadres and leaders of SWAPO.

South African honor Cuban internationalist fighters in the Month of Africa and Nelson Mandela's centenary year

On the night of May 14, the emblematic Freedom Park in Pretoria was overwhelmed with the participation of hundreds of people in a great event of solidarity with Cuba, in which tribute was paid to the Cuban internationalists fallen in the struggles for the liberation of Africa .

The event served as an ideal setting to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Cuito Cuanavale Battle, the Month of Africa and the Centennial of Nelson Mandela.

GRULAC Ambassadors meet NZ Parliament Latin America Friendship Group

Wellington, May 16, 2017. As part of the implementation of the mechanisms of contact with different regions, the Latin America Friendship Group of the New Zealand Parliament held their first meeting with GRULAC ambassadors in Wellington.

The Chairperson of the Group and member of Parliament (N) for Invercargill, Sarah Dowie, informed Latin American diplomats in relation to the interest in fostering greater trade and exchanges with that region. Dowie insisted on her view of great opportunities and express her will to identify the areas with the greatest potential.

Cuba and Mongolia for closer cooperation ties in the biotechnology sector.

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. May 17, 2018. Organized by Mr. Ya.Tumurbaatar, Rector of the National University of Mongolia and the Embassy of the Republic of Cuba in Mongolia, a panel of analysis and discussion “The ways to develop more effectively cooperation between Mongolia and Cuba in the Biotechnology sector” was developed in the afternoon of yesterday.

The ties of cooperation in health between Ghana and Cuba are reaffirmed

During the meeting between the Vice President of Ghana, Alhaji Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia and the government delegation of Cuba headed by the Deputy Minister of Health, Dr. Marcia Cobas Ruiz, was ratified the continuity of the bilateral cooperation in health on mutually advantageous bases.

The Ghanaian Vice President reaffirmed the commitment to comply with the agreement, while the Cuban side presented new proposals that will help to increase the quality of health services rendered in Ghana.

Press release: Permanent Representative of Cuba to the United Nations meets with the Executive Director of UNICEF.

New York, May 16, 2018. The Permanent Representative of Cuba to the United Nations, Ambassador Anayansi Rodríguez Camejo, met today with Henrietta H. Fore, Executive Director of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). At the meeting they discussed the excellent relations between the island and the Children's Fund and ratified the will of both parties to continue strengthening them.