Cuba in Seychelles

New association launched in solidarity with Cuba

A new association – Amigos de Cuba (ADEC) or Friends of Cuba – was officially launched last Saturday afternoon in solidarity with the Cuban government.

The launch ceremony was held in a packed conference room 1 at the International Conference Centre Seychelles (ICCS).

Message from the Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples (ICAP) and the African Cuban Friendship Association (AACAF)

Havana, March 12, 2019.
Year 61 of the Revolution.

Dear friends:

The Cuban Revolution, under the internationalist leadership of Fidel Castro, remained genuinely along with the Africans in the fight against racism and colonialism in Africa.

Solidarity, that feeling and attitude that magnifies men has kept our peoples and nations united. Cuba and Africa, Seychelles and Cuba, united in these noble sentiments, strengthen their historic bonds of friendship with the actions of the Movement of Solidarity with Cuba in this sister nation.

MESSAGE TO SIMON GILL FROM THE CUBAN INSTITUTE OF FRIENDSHIP WITH THE PEOPLES

CUBAN INSTITUTE OF FRIENDSHIP WITH THE PEOPLES

Havana, March 5, 2019
"Year 61 of the Revolution"

Comrade Simon Gill
President of the Association
"Friends of Cuba", ADEC

Dear Friend:

With pleasure we have received the news of your designation as President of the Association of Friends of Cuba, ADEC. It is satisfying to know that the Association is made up of several friends and also graduates from Cuban study centers.

Cuba categorically rejects the threat of activation of Title III of the Helms-Burton Act

Cuba categorically rejects the threat of activation of Title III of the Helms-Burton Act Photo: Granma

On January 16, 2019, the United States State Department announced the decision to suspend for only 45 days the application of Title III of the Helms-Burton Act, “to conduct a careful review… in light of the national interests of the United States and efforts to expedite a transition to democracy in Cuba and include factors such as the Cuban regime’s brutal oppression of human rights and fundamental freedoms and its indefensible support for increasingly authoritarian and corrupt regimes in Venezuela and Nicaragua.”

Cuba and Seychelles have special relations

Cuba and Seychelles have special relations

The Cuban Minister for Foreign Affairs, H.E. Mr. Bruno Eduardo Rodríguez Parrilla,declared that,"Seychelles and Cuba have special relations despite being so distant geographically”.  Minister Bruno made this statement during a bilateral meeting with Ambassador Barry Faure, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, who was on an official visit to Cuba from 16th – 18th September 2018

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