The Ambassador of Cuba, Vladimir González Quesada, visited the Embassy of the Republic of Uzbekistan in Tehran to sign the book of condolences opened on the occasion of the recent passing away of the President of this nation, S.E. Mr. Islam Abduganievich Karimov.
The Head of Mission recorded in the book of the deepest condolences on behalf of the Cuban people and government. He also expressed regret to the family of the late president and solidarity with the Uzbek people and government by this unfortunate incident.
The prominent political scientist Dr. Joseph Tennyson published in his weekly column in the barbadian newspaper The Nation an article entitled "Persistent blockade" reflecting the strong position of the Cuban people and government against the blockade imposed by the United States nearly six decades ago which is still in force, despite the intention and the limited measures decreed by president Barack Obama.
Indonesia, September 2, 2016. Gerardo Peñalver Portal General Director for Bilateral Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Cuba makes a working visit to the Republic of Indonesia.
Peñalver held meetings with Deputy Foreign Minister A M Fachir and his counterpart the Director General for American and European Affairs Muhammad Anshor, respectively. During the exchanges both sides welcomed the good condition in which the historical bilateral relations are currently and highlighted the potential that exist to develop trade links and cooperation.
New Delhi, September 2nd 2016.- On the occasion of the visit to India by the Secretary (Regional) of Bilateral Affairs of the Cuban Foreign Ministry, Gerardo Peñalver Portal, from 30 August to 1st September for bilateral talks, was carried out an intense work program and other visits organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of India and the Embassy of Cuba in this country.
Eve of another violent and destabilizing offensive of the reactionary opposition to the Bolivarian government legitimately headed by president Nicolás Maduro, and under the strongest expression of solidarity with the Bolivarian process organized by Barbadian friends at the Venezuelan Embassy, the Cuban ambassador, Francisco Fernandez, was carrying the message of his government ratifying the unwavering support of brotherhood and internationalism of his people, whose solidarian collaborators who work throughout the entire geography of Venezuela will continue making, no matter the circumstance
Three barbadian young girls, Cliff-Ann Roach, Sally Sade Lewis and Jodie Kerri-Ann Best, successfully completed the selection process and traveled to Cuba to join the new school year at the Latin American School and Caribbean Medicine (ELAM). Submitted to the Consulate by the Director of the Unit for Higher Education, Ministry of Education, Dr.
St. John’s, August 26, 2016. On the morning of Friday 26th August, 8 new students who are the recipients of scholarships granted by the Government of Cuba to study medicine and health technology in Cuba for the year 2016-2017 were sent off from Antigua and Barbuda.
The emotive ceremony at the headquarters of the Government of Antigua and Barbuda was chaired by the Prime Minister of that Caribbean Island, the Honorable Gaston Browne and the Ambassador of Cuba, Gustavo Veliz Olivares.