The Commission of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States paid tribute to the outgoing Ambassador of the Republic of Cuba accredited to Saint Lucia and the OECS, H E Alejandro Simancas, with a virtual ceremony held in honour of his service to the region.Director General of the OECS, Dr Didacus Jules, in a heartfelt tribute to the Ambassador and the government and people of Cuba, revisited the history of brotherhood between the nations of the Caribbean basin and renewed calls on the United States administration to end the unfair treatment towards Cuba.
The ties of friendship, cooperation and solidarity between Cuba and the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) were once again reaffirmed during the recent activity to bid farewell to Cuban Ambassador Alejandro Simancas, accredited to the Organization's Commission and resident in Saint Lucia.
The General Director of the OECS, Dr. Didacus Jules, intervened in an emotional speech to highlight the ties of love and belonging to the same family between the Organization and Cuba, which he described as unshakeable.
The President of the Republic of Cuba, Miguel Diaz Canel sent two messages of congratulations for the 42nd anniversary of Saint Lucia's independence to His Excellency, the Governor General, Sir Emmanuel Neville Cenac and to the Honorable Prime Minister Allen Chastanet. In the messages, which were sent through the diplomatic channel of the Embassy of Cuba, the Cuban President was pleased to send warm wishes and congratulations because of this important historical date and at the same time wishing peace and prosperity to the brotherly people of Saint Lucia and their Govern