On January 22-23, 2018, the eighth technical exchange between representatives of Cuba’s Border Guard Troops and the U.S. Coast Guard Service was held in Florida, United States, with the objective of exchanging on ways to increase bilateral cooperation in the combat against irregular emigration and drug trafficking, and in search and rescue operations.
The meeting took place in an ambiance of respect and professionalism.
On January 19, 2018, the fourth technical exchange on the combat against illicit drug trafficking was held in Washington D.C. between Cuban and U.S. authorities.
The meeting falls within the context of the law enforcement dialogue established between both countries in November 2015.
The Cuban delegation expressed the willingness to continue advancing the operational cooperation with the US relevant authorities, in the prevention of and combat against this crime.
Cubans, Americans and invitees from different nationalities met on January 18 at the Embassy of Cuba in the United States to commemorate the 59th Anniversary of the Triumph of the Cuban Revolution.
In his remarks before the 150 invitees who attended the event, the Cuban Ambassador José Ramón Cabañas highlighted that the fundamental axis through ought all these years of Revolution has been the unity and resilience of the Cuban people, as he also thanked the support received from the international community and different sectors in the United States.
On January 17, 2018, a technical meeting was held in Washington D.C. between the Cuban and US authorities responsible for preventing and fighting terrorism, aimed at advancing cooperation in this area.
This meeting falls within the context of law enforcement dialogue that both countries established in November 2015.
The Cuban delegation was composed of representatives of the ministries of the Interior and Foreign Affairs, while the US delegation was composed of officials of the departments of Homeland Security, Justice and State.