Cuba in South Africa

In memory of Cde. Ambassador lennin Shope

Pretoria, December 4th, 2020.- The Cuban Embassy in South Africa has received the very sad news of the passing away of Cde. Ambassador Lenin Magigwane Shope. This is a great loss indeed not only for South Africa, but for Cuba as well.

Emotional tribute in South Africa to the leader of the Cuban Revolution

Pretoria, November 25th, 2020.- The Embassy of Cuba in South Africa and the emblematic park-museum Freedom Park, sponsored an emotional day of activities in tribute to the leader of the Cuban Revolution, Commander in Chief Fidel Castro Ruz, as part of the commemorations for the fourth anniversary of his physical departure.

Ominous silence by US on Cuban embassy terrorism attack

Pretoria, November 2nd, 2020.- By Rodolfo Benitez Verson, Ambassador of Cuba in South Africa, Eswatini and Lesotho

On Thursday, April 30 this year, at 2.05am, a terrorist attack was perpetrated against the Cuban Embassy in the US.

Thirty-two rounds were fired from a semi-automatic assault rifle at our diplomatic mission in Washington DC.

At the time of the events, there were 10 officials in the building. If the attack had taken place at another time, the story would be different. A massacre could have occurred.

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