Cubans in Vietnam trust that Matanzas will overcome misfortune

Cubans living in Ho Chi Minh City and southern Vietnam expressed their confidence that Matanzas will overcome the misfortune caused by the fire at the supertanker base located in that city.

In a note issued today, the Cubans said they felt with deep sorrow the material and human damages caused by the fire of great proportions unleashed there more than 72 hours ago by a lightning strike on one of the gigantic crude oil deposits.

Vietnamese leaders extend sympathy to Cuba over oil tank explosion

Top Vietnamese leaders have sent messages of sympathy to their Cuban counterparts over severe losses caused by a massive blaze in an oil storage facility in Cuba’s province of Matanzas on August 5.

General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee Nguyen Phu Trong and President Nguyen Xuan Phuc on August 7 cabled messages of sympathy to First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee and President Miguel Díaz-Canel.

The Cuban Ambassador attends the swearing-in ceremony of the Prime Minister of Saint Kitts and Nevis.

The Ambassador of Cuba, David Rivero Pérez, participated on this Saturday afternoon, in the official swearing-in ceremony of the new Prime Minister of Saint Kitts and Nevis, Honorable Dr. Terrance Drew, to His Excellency Sir S.W. Tapley Seaton, Governor-General, at Government House.

Cuba reaffirms its unreserved support to the “one China” principle 

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cuba states its firm rejection to the actions aimed at harming the territorial integrity and sovereignty of the People’s Republic of China; condemns interference in its internal affairs, and emphasizes its concern over the increasing tensions and further deterioration of the situation concerning Taiwan as a direct result of the aggressive policy and high military presence of the United States and its allies in the Taiwan Strait, military contacts and regular sale of weapons, actions all that undermine peace and international and regional peace.      

Vietnam-Cuba relations are examples of brotherhood, Cuban Ambassador says

Vietnam-Cuba relations are a genuine expression and examples of solidarity and brotherhood ties that should prevail in today's world, Cuban Ambassador Orlando Hernandez stated. In a message published in “Communist” magazine, on the occasion of the 69th anniversary of the attacks on the Moncada and Carlos Manuel de Cespedes barracks, the Cuban ambassador thanked “the constant support of the Vietnamese Party, State and people”.

With the energy of Moncada, to leave scarcities behind and head for well-being

Cuban revolutionaries today invoke the perseverance of those young men who in July 1953, led by the lawyer Fidel Castro, assaulted two of the main military fortresses, to unleash the struggle against the dictatorship of Fulgencio Batista. The actions did not culminate in military success, but after the bloody repression, the young people of the generation of the centenary of the birth of José Martí regrouped forces and outlined objectives.

National Rebellion Day celebrated in St. Kitts and Nevis

Expressions of affection for Cuba prevailed in this day of historical remembrance in which tribute was paid to the Centennial Generation, which began a stage of struggle that did not culminate until the final victory on January 1, 1959. The denunciation of the United States blockade against our country was once again heard in friendly times, as well as expressions of solidarity with the Cuban people.


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