Thank you to all organizers and thanks for having us
In terms of Fidel Castro’s legacy, there is no doubt that his ideas, speeches, works and reflections are the main asset, the cornerstone of the Cuban foreign policy in general, but particularly in terms of our bilateral ties with the United States.
Let´s remember Fidel´s visits to the United States before the Revolution and immediately after, in April 1959. We treasure at the Embassy many pictures of those moments.
Reverend Jim Winkler, President and General Secretary of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA, adressed a letter to the Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo to express concern that Cuba has been and continues to be listed on the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom’s “Special Watch List”.
Cuba maintains status as guarantor in implementation of peace agreement between Colombia and the FARC-EP
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cuba on June 4 issued a statement rejecting and denouncing the actions of political manipulation regarding Cuba's role in the process to achieve peace in Colombia.
Photo: Cuban diplomats Rodney González y Yanet Pumariega
July 7, 2020, the Organizing Committee of the International Conference for the Normalization of US-Cuba Relations hosted the webinar “Why there are no George Floyd´s in Cuba”. Panelists agreed that in spite of the remaining challenges, the Cuban Revolution set a new social paradigm, which erased inherited structural racism, adopted laws and public policies to guarantee racial equality, and created a new police force whose main task is to protect life.