President Salva Kiir received the credentials of the Ambassador of Cuba

Juba, September 10, 2019.  The President of the Republic of South Sudan, H.E. Mr. Salva Kiir Mayardit received at the Presidential Palace, the Letters of Credence that accredited H.E. Mrs. Vilma Thomas as Ambassador of the Republic of Cuba to South Sudan.

Both parties exchanged on the friendly relations existing between both countries even previous to the establishment of the new Republic of South Sudan in 2011.



Cuban Vice-president Inés Chapman meets with former President of South Africa Thabo Mbeki

Pretoria, September 13, 2019.- Vice-president of the Councils of State and Ministers of Cuba Inés María Chapman Waugh, in her trip to Zimbabwe at the head of the Cuban delegation to the funeral of Robert Mugabe, exchanged salutations with South Africa’s former President Thabo Mbeki.

Thabo Mbeki, who held the South African presidency from 1999 to 2008, also traveled to Zimbabwe to take part in the funerals of former President Mugabe.

Latin American Forum Denounces Twitter for Censoring Cubans

Latin American Forum Denounces Twitter for Censoring Cubans

Quito, Sep 13 (Prensa Latina) The Communications Forum for the Integration of Our America (FCINA) today described the suspension of accounts in Cuba by private social network Twitter as a case of restriction of freedom of expression.

In a communiqué, the organization noted that on Wednesday, dozens of Twitter accounts belonging to Cuban institutions, media and intellectuals were suspended.

Secretary General of the Lebanese Foreign Ministry receives the Cuban Ambassador

Beirut, 12 september 2019. The General Director of Political and Consular Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lebanon Mr. Ghadi Khoury received the Ambassador of Cuba Alexander Pellicer Moraga, in the Boutros Palace the headquarters of the Ministry.

In the cordial meeting, bilateral issues and the situation in the Middle East and Latin America were discussed, while the interest of both parties to continue working to strengthen cooperation ties in all spheres of common interest was reaffirmed.

Cuba will participate in the VI Baku International Book Fair

Alfredo Nieves Portuondo

Cuba will participate in the VI Baku International Book Fair, Azerbaijan, which will be held from September 27 to 29, with an exhibition of books, digital platforms, multimedia products and cultural works of various Cuban authors and artists, the diplomatic mission reported today of the Island in this Caucasian nation.

The Cuban stand will show titles published by several Cuban publishing houses, among which are: Letras Cubanas, Ciencias Sociales, Verde Olivo, Unión, Citmatel y Soycubano, among others.