New York, 1 December 2016.- During the morning, the Chief of the Americas Division in the UN Department of Political Affairs, Mrs. Martha Doggett, visited the headquarters of the Permanent Mission of Cuba to the United Nations to sign the condolence book. After writing her message, she took the opportunity to cordially convey her wholehearted condolences to Ambassador Ana Silvia Rodríguez Abascal, Chargé D’Affaires a.i.
New York, 30 November 2016.- Starting its monthly meeting, the members of the Group of Latin America and the Caribbean to the United Nations (GRULAC), observed a minute of silence to the memory of the historical leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro Ruz.
Within this framework, Ambassador Ana Silvia Rodríguez Abascal, Charge D’Affaires a.i. referred to the impact caused by such painful loss for the Cuban nation and for the world, and thanked group members for their expressions of support and condolences dedicated to the people and Government of Cuba.
New York, 30 November 2016. - During the afternoon, the Secretary-General-elect of the United Nations Organization, H.E Mr. António Guterres, signed the condolence book placed in this Permanent Mission since last Monday, following the decease of the historical leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro Ruz.
New York, 29 November 2016.- The United Nations General Assembly started off its session today observing a minute of silence to pay homage to the recently deceased leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro.
The President of this Organ, Ambassador Peter Thomson from Fiji, conveyed condolences to the Cuban people and Government and requested that the formal session corresponding to Agenda item 35 “Question of Palestine”, would start with the tribute to Commander Fidel.
New York, 29 November 2016.- On Tuesday, several United Nations officials, among them Mrs. Jessica Faieta, UN Assistant Secretary-General and UNDP Director for Latin America and the Caribbean and Mrs. Susan McDade, Deputy Assistant Administrator and UNDP Deputy Director for Latin America and the Caribbean visited the Permanent Mission of Cuba to the United Nations to sign the condolence book and convey to Ambassador Ana Silvia Rodríguez Abascal, Charge D’Affaires a.i., their messages of condolences for the Cuban people and Government.