Dear friends, sisters and brothers of the Solidarity Movement with Cuba in the United States,
It is with great joy that we celebrate with you the 60th anniversary of our undefeated Revolution. And it is not only joy that we feel when we are here; above all, we are deeply grateful for having received so much solidarity from you.
New York, January 31, 2019. Cuba was included in the so-called Honor Roll of the United Nations, for having paid in full its regular budget assessments to the Organization, relevant to the year 2019. The island was Member State number 27 in contributing to the budget of the UN.
In addition, Cuba has completed the payment of most of its budget assessments for Peacekeeping Operations, among other financial commitments it has with the United Nations.
New York, January 31, 2019. In the meeting of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Cuba held on January 30, 2019, to evaluate the progress on the recovery of Havana after the passing of the devastating EF4 tornado, the Cuban President, Miguel Díaz Canel, indicated to channel donations for the victims in Havana.
New York, January 29, 2019. "On January 1, 1959, a momentous change took place in the history of my country. With the victory of the people’s army led by Fidel Castro, the Historical Leader of the Cuban Revolution, almost 100 years of struggle of my people to achieve their true independence came to an end"; these were the introductory remarks of Ambassador Anayansi Rodríguez Camejo, Permanent Representative of Cuba to the United Nations, at the reception marking the 60th anniversary of the Triumph of the Revolution.