On the morning of today, Cuban Ambassador Carmelina Ramirez made a courtesy visit to the president of the Senate, the honorable Mabel Chinamano. During the meeting there was talk about the historical relations between Zimbabwe and Cuba, Cuba's assistance to Zimbabwe in important areas such as health and education, with the training of young zimbabweans in Cuban schools since the 80s, and future areas in which they can work as Sports and Tourism.
Yesterday morning, Cuban Ambassador Carmelina Ramirez signed the Book of Condolences opened by the Embassy of Mozambique in honor of the victims of Cyclone Idai, which hit the north of that country and part of Zimbabwe. The ambassador went with the Third Secretary of the Embassy, the official Vladimir Guerra who also signed the book. Cyclone Idai spent last week in the city of Beira, destroying everything in its path towards Zimbabwe and Malawi.
The Ambassador of Cuba in Zimbabwe signed the Book of Condolences opened in the Embassy of Kenya on the morning of March 20 for the plane crash that took place on March 10 in Ethiopia, which killed 157 people of more than 30 nationalities. The Ethiopian Airlines plane covered the Addis Ababa-Nairobi route and crashed shortly after takeoff. The head of the Cuban diplomatic mission lamented the accident and conveyed the condolences of the government and people of Cuba to the relatives of the victims.
The National Organizer of ZANU PF and Minister of Defense Oppah Muchinguri criticized the imperialist encirclement of the United States and its allies to Venezuela. The prominent Zimbabwean leader received the Ambassador of Cuba, Carmelina Ramirez, and expressed the solidarity of her country with the sister Republic of Venezuela. The Minister said that it is an imperialist strategy to destabilize governments that do not suit US interests, as happened in Libya, in Syria, just to mention a few examples.