Diplomatic Corps soccer team triumphs for the second year in a row.

Wellington, November 14. Wellington's accredited Diplomatic Corps soccer team beat the Lower Hutt City Council team 5 goals to 4.

It is the second consecutive year that we have obtained the trophy.

The Cuban Ambassador, captain of the team, received the trophy from the mayor of the city, who leads the opposing team.

It was a good game, in a friendly atmosphere.

The Auckland Cuba Friendship Society condemns US provocations against Cuba.

Auckland. November 14. A new statement of support from friends of Cuba in New Zealand reads:

Oppose the United States government’s November 15 provocations against Cuba!

The Auckland Cuba Friendship Society condemns the United States government’s financing and organizing of groups within Cuba to hold provocative protests on November 15. These groups oppose Cuba’s socialist political system, and aim to destabilize it and restore capitalism to Cuba.

Cuban Ambassador exchanges with members of the NZIIA.

Wellington, November 2. Ambassador Edgardo Valdés received members of the New Zealand Institute of International Affairs (NZIIA) to exchange about Cuba, its foreign policy, and business and investment opportunities on the island.

The President of NZIIA Wellington, Karim Dickie, gave the opening remarks, after which the Ambassador made a brief presentation and answered questions on the most diverse topics.

The exchange lasted more than 2 hours and contributed to a better understanding of cuban reality.


Cuban Ambassador talks with new Governor-General.

Wellington, October 29. Ambassador Edgardo Valdés attended the reception offered to the Diplomatic Corps by the new Governor-General, H.E Dame Cindy Kiro, at the Government House.

On the occasion, he held exchanges with the Governor-General and her husband, Dr. Richard Davies, who are aware of the progress of the Cuban health system and expressed interest in getting to know our country.

In her opening speech, H.E. Dame Cindy Kiro recognized the work of diplomats in these complex times and highlighted the need for greater cooperation in the face of difficulties.