Cuba in Sri Lanka

Large majority in the UN condemns the blockade of the US government against Cuba

By a large majority of 187 votes in favor, 3 against and 2 abstentions, the international community approved today, November 7, 2019, the resolution presented by Cuba at the General Assembly of the United Nations “Necessity of ending the economic, commercial and financial embargo imposed by the United States of America against Cuba”.


Minister of Foreign Affairs of Maldives received the Cuban Ambassador

SRI LANKA, October 31, 2019: - His Excellency Mr. Abdulla Shahid, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives, received the Ambassador of Cuba, Juana Elena Ramos Rodríguez, at the headquarters of that Ministry.

During the meeting, which took place in a friendly environment, both parties highlighted the relations of friendship between the two countries, as well as exchanged on various issues of bilateral and multilateral interest.

Cuban Culture Day in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka, October 14, 2019.- At the Russian Cultural Center and organized by the Embassy of Cuba and the Sri Lankan Guitar Association, Cuban Culture Day was celebrated in the context of the 60th Anniversary of the establishment of the diplomatic relations between Cuba and Sri Lanka and Che's historic visit to Sri Lanka in August 1959. There was also a representation from the Ministry of Tourism Development and Christian Religious Affairs.

Sri Lankan Socialist Youth Union rejects the blockade imposed by the United States against Cuba

SRI LANKA, October 9, 2019. - During the 52nd Anniversary of the fall in combat of Che, the National Coordinator of the Socialist Youth Union of Sri Lanka (SYU), Eranga Gunasekara, delivered to the Ambassador of Cuba, Juana Elena Ramos Rodríguez, a statement adopted by the youth organization in rejection of the blockade imposed by the United States government against Cuba.