Cuba in New Zealand

Trade unions and social groups in New Zealand shows interest in Cuban experience

Blackball, 1st of may 2016.- On the occasion May Day celebration and as part of a seminar to discuss the prospects for development in the mining area of the West Coast, social and trade union groups showed its appreciation for the consultation mechanisms established in Cuba, as part of the process of implementation of major economic and social policies.

Cuba Friendship Society in Wellington restates demand to complete lifting of the US blockade


Visit of the ICAP official to New Zealand strengthens solidarity with Cuba.

Wellington, April 27th 2016.- During a meeting held yesterday with visiting ICAP official Yexenia Calzado to New Zealand, members of Cuba Friendship Society in Wellington have ratified their solidarity commitment with Cuba, stressing the need for increased actions linked to the demand of a complete lifting of the United States blockade.

Minister for Local Government expresses appreciation for Cuba´s cooperation in the Pacific region

Ministro Gobiernos Locales

Wellington, 13 April 2016.-In a meeting held this morning at the Beehive, the Minister for Local Government, Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga, expressed to the Ambassador of Cuba, Mario Alzugaray, his appreciation for Cuba´s cooperation projects with the Pacific Islands. Also in charge of the ministries of the Pacific People and Ethnic Communities, Lotu-Iiga confirmed he was aware of the experience of some Pacific Islands young fellows, who graduated from medical careers in Cuba and the valuable contribution made to raise the standard of health services in their countries.

Cuba's Ambassador presents credentials to the President of Fiji

Credenciales Fiji

Suva, April 2 - In a ceremony hosted at the Government House in this capital city, Cuba's Ambassador, Mario Alzugaray, presented to the President of the Republic of Fiji, H.E. Major General r Jioji Konousi Konrote, the letters that acredited him as a the representative of the Cuban Government in that country. During the meeting, the Head of State Fiji ratified the will of its Government to further strengthen bilateral ties and expressed his satisfaction with the multiple coincidences of both nations, as small islands development States.