Cuba in New Zealand

Cuba and New Zealand promote exchanges in agricultural field

Fonterra Alimport

Auckland, Sept. 29 2016. - On the occasion of the visit to New Zealand by a delegation from the Cuban company Alimport, it was possible to confirm the interest of both parties to promote greater exchanges and business.

The Cuban delegation, headed by Robert de la O Zapata, Commercial Director of Alimport, fulfilled a broad program coordinated by Fonterra, in whose headquarters offered a presentation on the work of this Cuban organization and its business outlook.

Cuba confirms commitment to cooperation with the Pacific

PIF 2016

Pohnpei, 11 September 2016. – On the occasion of the Post Forum Dialogue at the 47th session of the Pacific Islands Forum, the Director General for Bilateral Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Cuba, Gerardo Peñalver Portal, confirmed the commitment of his country with the region, highlighting the willingness to continue exploring new cooperation projects.

Minister of Foreign Affairs of Palau expresses interest in promoting closer links with Cuba


Pohnpei, 8 of September of 2016. -In a meeting held in the framework of the 47th  Pacific Islands Forum (PIF), the Foreign Minister of Palau, Billy Kuartei, expressed Gerardo Peñalver Portal, Director-General for Bilateral Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Cuba, the will of his Government in strengthening bilateral ties. During the exchange, the leader of the small Pacific nation thanked Cuban cooperation in the health sector, especially in medical training of Young Palauans in Cuban universities.

Documentary “Fidel is Fidel” screened in New Zealand


Auckland, 12 August- Members of the Cuba Friendship Society in Auckland, New Zealand, and friends of the Caribbean nation gathered to celebrate the 90th birthday of the leader of the Cuban Revolution, in an event that had as its centre the projection of the documentary "Fidel is Fidel".

While presenting the film, Ambassador of Cuba, Mario Alzugaray, shared with those present some ideas on the legacy the Commander in Chief, highlighting his great concern for humanity and the priority that has always had social justice in his ideas and actions.

Cuban Ambassador Presents Credentials in Cook Islands

Rarotonga, August 3, 2016. – H.E. Mr. Mario Alzugaray, presented the letters accrediting him as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Cuba (non-resident from New Zealand) to the Queen’s Representative in Cook Islands, Hon. Tom John Marsters, in a solemn ceremony at the Government House in this capital.