Cuba in Sri Lanka

Ambassador of Cuba denounces blockade against Cuba

SRI LANKA, June 4, 2018. - The Sri Lankan newspaper Daily Mirror, one of the largest circulations in the country, published today in its digital and printed versions, an interview with the Ambassador of Cuba, Juana Elena Ramos Rodríguez, made by the prominent journalist Lasanda Kurukulasuriya.

The interview was an opportune space to denounce the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States against Cuba and its wide extraterritorial nature that also affects other countries, on which concrete examples were provided.

Solidarity with Venezuela

SRI LANKA, June 1, 2018. - Organized by the Socialists Youth Union of Sri Lanka (SYU) took place in Colombo an solidarity meeting with Venezuela and its Bolivarian Revolution. Full support was also expressed to President Nicolás Maduro for his overwhelming victory obtained at the polls, on May 20. Likewise, the speakers criticized the big media that distort the Venezuelan reality.

Mass offered for victims of plane crash

SRI LANKA, May 30, 2018. - A requiem Mass, organized by friends of Cuba, held on May 30, 2018 at 12.00pm at Our Lady of Fatima Church, in Colombo, to pray for the families of the dead and speedy recovery for the passenger who has survived but in a critical condition. 

The mass held in the presence of Her Excellency Juana Elena Ramos Rodriguez and friends of Cuba.

The Mass was conducted by the Parish Priest our Lady of Fatima Church Rev Father Dilan Perera.

(Cubamirex- Embacuba Sri Lanka)

President of Maldives sends message of condolence to the President of Cuba

SRI LANKA, May 19, 2019. -  H.E. Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom President of the Republic of Maldives  has sent a message of condolence to the President of Cuba His Excellency Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, following the plane crash in Havana.

The President’s message reads as follows:

"I was deeply shocked and saddened to learn about the crash of a Boeing 737 airliner in Havana, claiming the lives of over a hundred passengers onboard and critically injuring others."

President of Maldives sends congratulatory message to the new Cuban President

SRI LANKA, April 30, 2018. - The President of the Republic of Maldives, Abdulla Yemeen Abdul Gayoom, sent a message of congratulations to the Cuban President, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermudez, on the occasion of his recent election.

The President of the Maldives reiterates the historic relations between Cuba and the Maldives, based on mutual respect and goodwill, while also hoping to further expand the lasting bonds of friendship between the Maldives and Cuba.

The full text of the message is as follows:

“Excellency, 

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