Donations to Cuba.

Wellington, July 10. Numerous organizations and friends of Cuba around the world have been interested in making donations to support our fight against COVID19 and, in particular, the vaccination campaign. For this purpose, an account was set up at the International Financial Bank (BFI) with the number: 0300000005336242. Title: EMERGENCY DONATIONS. SWIFT code: BFICCUHHXXX

Meeting of Latin American Ambassadors with the Parliamentary Friendship Group.

Wellington, July 6. The Speaker of Parliament, Rt Hon Trevor Mallard, offered a dinner to the accredited Latin American Ambassadors, in the company of the members of the Parliamentary Group of Friendship with our region.

In a friendly atmosphere, we had the opportunity to exchange with the co-chairs, Ricardo Menéndez and Angela Roberts, as well as with other members of the group, about the situation in our countries and our interest in strengthening ties with New Zealand.

Cuban Ambassador participates in academic event on foreign policy.

Dunedin, July 3. On July 2 and 3, Ambassador Edgardo Valdés attended the 55th edition of the School of Foreign Policy of the University of Otago.

With a long tradition, this is one of the most prestigious academic events in the country.

Under the theme "New Zealand's foreign policy in a post-COVID era," interesting discussions were held with the participation of the Foreign Minister, Hon. Nanaia Mahuta, academics, and diplomats from various countries.

Almost unanimous support for the Cuban Resolution against the US blockade.

New York, June 23. The General Assembly of the United Nations approved with the favorable vote of 184 countries the Cuban Resolution entitled "The necessity of ending the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States of America against Cuba."
Only the United States and Israel voted against, being isolated, as in the 28 previous occasions in which the resolution was approved.

Solidarity with Cuba continues in New Zealand.

Auckland. 19th of June. With the presence of the Cuban Ambassador, the friendship groups with Cuba held a public act and fundraising dinner as part of the international campaign against the blockade and in support of the purchase of syringes to combat COVID 19 on the island.

Organized by the Auckland Cuba Friendship Society, the event took place at the Auckland Trades Hall, with the presence of more than 30 national activists and

union leaders.