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Cuba and the United States hold meeting on human smuggling and migration fraud

On December 12, 2017 a new technical exchange was held in Washington D.C. between Cuban and US authorities on the combat against human smuggling and migration fraud, with the objective of increasing the bilateral cooperation in that area.

This meeting takes place as part of the law enforcement dialogue, which both parties maintain to coordinate the combat against transnational crimes affecting the two countries. The meeting was held in an ambiance of respect and professionalism.

Press release issued by the Cuban delegation to the round of migration talks with the United States.  Washington, December 11, 2017.

A new round of migration talks was held between Cuban and US delegations, presided over respectively by Josefina Vidal Ferreiro, Director-General of the US Division at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs; and John Creamer, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs.

The Cuban delegation expressed deep concern over the negative impact that the unilateral, unfounded and politically motivated decisions adopted by the US Government in September and October of 2017 have on migration relations between both countries. 

Tribute paid to Fidel Castro from the U.S.

In remembrance of the first anniversary of the physical disappearance of the Commander in Chief, Fidel Castro Ruz, Americans, Cubans and invitees from different latitudes convened on November 21 at the Embassy of Cuba in Washington DC to exchange on the legacy of the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution and particularly on his contribution and endeavors throughout the years to improve the bilateral ties with the U.S.