Cuba in United Kingdom

Dr. Alistair Fitt, Vice-Chancellor of Oxford Brookes receives the Cuban Ambassador, Teresita Vicente Sotolongo

UNITED KINGDOM, 8 March 2017.- On 2 March the Cuban Ambassador visited the Oxford Brookes University where she was received by the Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Alistair Fitt. Dr. Fitt explained to the Ambassador the wide profile of studies of the prestigious institution, which is part of the university system of the city of Oxford.

The Ambassador of Cuba Teresita Vicente Sotolongo and the Minister-Counsellor Antonio Rodriguez Valcarcel visit the Oxford Brookes University

UNITED KINGDOM, 8 March 2017.- Invited by the Oxford Brookes University Documentary Club, the Ambassador Teresita Vicente Sotolongo attended the presentation of the documentary Unfinished Spaces on the history of foundation and creation of the Higher Institute of Arts (ISA, by its Spanish initials), the University of Arts of Cuba, an idea of Fidel Castro in the first years after the Triumph of the Cuban Revolution, that changed the concept and the way of teaching arts in Cuba and had an impact beyond its frontiers.

Invitation to the Ambassador of Cuba to union conference

UNITED KINGDOM, 8 March 2017.- In response to an invitation of the Communication Workers Union (CWU) the Ambassador Teresita Vicente spoke at the annual General Conference of the CWU London branch.

Kate Hankey, the Chair of this branch, reminded the audience of the affiliation of this union with Cuba Solidarity Campaign for several years.

Seminar on Cuba in Canning House

United Kingdom, 6 March 2017. - A Seminar entitled Getting into and understanding Cuba today was carried out and organized by the Centre for Research on Cuba of the University of Nottingham.

The opening of the event was led by the Cuban Ambassador to the United Kingdom, Teresita Vicente Sotolongo, and scholars Antoni Kapcia and Nigel White from the University of Nottingham and Emily Morris from University College London were in charge of the presentations.

British Union of Teachers Awarded

UNITED KINGDOM, 23 February, 2017. - The Medal for the 55th Anniversary of the Establishment of the National Union of Education, Science and Sports Workers (SNTECD, by its Spanish initials), awarded in Pedagogy 2017 to the National Union of Teachers (NUT), was presented to its Secretary General, Kevin Courtney, during the meeting of its national executive.

The Ambassador to Cuba, Teresita Vicente Sotolongo, stated that the medal of the Cuban union had its origin in the campaign carried out in Cuba in 1961 for eradicating illiteracy.

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