Cuban President sends message of condolence to his Egyptian counterpart on train collision

Cairo, August 12th, 2017 - The President of the Councils of State and Ministers, Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, sent a message of condolences to his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah El Sisi, following the train collision that took place in Alexandria, in which 42 people died and 133 were injured.

In the message the Cuban President expressed his condolences to Egyptian President and asked to extend them to the relatives of the victims.

After more than half a century… is the blockade being tightened?

On July 8 of 1963, 54 years ago, the Cuban Assets Control Regulations were approved, an essential component of the U.S. blockade of Cuba

Over the last 54 years, through Democratic and Republican administrations alike, the economic, commercial, and financial blockade of Cuba has occupied a spot on the agenda of the U.S. President of the moment.


#Cuba welcomes the adoption of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons as a historic milestone

Geneva, July 11, 2017. A United Nations Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons has been adopted. This instrument is the result of a process of multilateral discussions over 70 years, which began with the adoption by the UN General Assembly of its first resolution, on January 24, 1946, which called for the elimination of nuclear weapons.

The new Treaty is a well-deserved tribute to all victims of the use or testing of nuclear weapons. Moreover, it is a fundamental step forward in the urgent path towards nuclear disarmament.

Liberian Minister of Foreign Affairs Marjon Kamara takes the floor on program for the Day of the National Rebellion of Cuba.

With the presence of the Chancellor and other representatives of the Liberian Foreign Ministry, the Cuban Embassy in Liberia celebrated National Rebellion Day. They also participated in the activity the Minister of Defense, the Deputy Minister of Commerce, the Director General of the Institute of Foreign Affairs, Senator Conmamy B. Wesseh, members of the Cuba-Liberia Friendship Association, graduates in Cuba, as well as the selected youth who will start this year medical studies in Cuba and representatives of the country's press.

Cuba seeks stronger ties with T&T in TIC 2017

T&T is one of Cuba’s major trading partners but there is still room for improvement, according to Hilda Rosa Santiesteban, president of the Cuban Chamber of Commerce.

“T&T has traditionally been Cuba’s second largest trading partner in the Caribbean,” Santiesteban said.

“Annual levels of trade have been between 35-55 million Cuban pesos annually, except for 2006 when it reached 67 million pesos.”

Santiesteban made the comment at a presentation on doing business in Cuba jointly hosted by exporTT and the Cuban Embassy at the Centre of Excellence, Macoya.

The seminar was held on the opening day of the Trade and Investment Convention (TIC) at the Centre of Excellence, Macoya.


Press Release: Groups of solidarity with Cuba in New York reiterate their friendship and commitment with the Cuban Revolution.

New York, 10 July 2017. Officials at the Permanent Mission of Cuba to the United Nations welcomed numerous members of solidarity groups with Cuba, as well as other New York, Latin friends and representatives based in this city.

Press Release: Cuba participates in the opening of the UN High-level political forum on sustainable development.

New York, 10 July 2017.The United Nations Organization inaugurated today the High-level political forum on sustainable development, convened under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), aimed at following-up to the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and its Sustainable Development Goals.

The main theme of the Forum is ‘Eradicating poverty and promoting prosperity in a changing world’.

Cuba ambassador meets with chief minister of Selangor

Kuala Lumpur, July 10th – The ambassador of Cuba to Malaysia, Malaysia, Ibete Fernández Hernández, was received on a courtesy call by Selangor's chief minister, Dato Seri Mohamed Azmin bi Ali.

During the meeting, the parties agreed on the possibilities that exist to extend the cooperation between the state and Cuba from the establishment of mutually advantageous businesses.