Cuba in USA

Sixth Cuba-US Bilateral Commission meeting held in Washington DC

The Cuba-US Bilateral Commission held its 6th meeting in Washington D.C., USA, on September 19th, 2017. Ms. Josefina Vidal Ferreiro, General Director of the US Affairs Division of the Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs led the Cuban delegation, and Mr. John Creamer, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Western Hemisphere Affairs in the US Department of State, headed the US delegation.

Cuban and U.S. authorities hold third round of law application and enforcement dialogue in Washington.

On September 15th, 2017 the third meeting between authorities of law application and enforcement bodies of Cuba and the U.S. was held in the United States Capital.
This was a follow-up meeting of that held on May 17th, 2016 in Havana. The purpose of these exchanges is to coordinate bilateral cooperation on law application and enforcement and advance in tackling different scourges that might pose a threat to both countries such as: terrorism, the illicit trafficking in drugs and persons, cybercrime, among others.

Demands in Washington D.C. to lift the blockade against Cuba

With the presence of Cuban Ambassador José Ramón Cabañas Rodríguez, the main event of the Days of Action against the Blockade organized by the International Committee for Peace, Justice and Dignity of the Peoples along with other organizations of solidarity with Cuba in the United States, took place on September 14, in the Baptist Church El Calvario, in Washington D.C., aimed at demanding the lifting of the unjust policy imposed on Cuba for over 55 years. 

Cuban Ambassador reaffirms negative impact of the blockade as he met with farmers in the United States

The Ambassador of Cuba to the United States, José Ramón Cabañas Rodríguez, reaffirmed on September 12, in the framework of the annual meeting of the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA), the negative impact of the blockade against Cuba as he explained how the regulations imposed by this policy are the main hindrance against the economic- commercial relations and the cooperation between Cuba and the United States, particularly, in the agricultural sector. 

Cuba and Chicago advance project of cooperation on healthcare

On September 8, a symposium was held in the University Club of Chicago to exchange innovative approaches that may contribute to the decrease of infant mortality rate. Cuba was represented in this event by the experts José Armando Arronte, Sonia González, Berta Bello and Némesis Pérez; who alongside the Ambassador of Cuba to the United States, José Ramón Cabañas Rodríguez, talked about the achievements of our country in this field.