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The people of Westmoreland reaffirm solidarity with Cuba

The people of Westmoreland reaffirm solidarity with Cuba

Westmoreland, Jamaica, 1 May 2022. This April, Cuba “went back” to Petersfield, a town located in the parish of Westmoreland, in the western region of Jamaica. The local chapter of the Jamaica‑Cuba Friendship Association (JCFA) celebrated this year for the thirteenth time the national function in salute to Cuba's victory of Playa Girón against the mercenary invasion.

Cuban Foreign Minister denounces U.S. government exclusion of Cuba from preparations for Ninth Summit of the Americas

I have to report that Washington has decided to exclude the Republic of Cuba from the preparations for the 9th Summit of the Americas to be held in Los Angeles on 8th to 10th June and is presently exerting extreme pressures on numerous governments in the region which, privately and respectfully, oppose our exclusion. The US government is deceiving public opinion and the governments of the hemisphere.

Statements by Minister Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla to the national and foreign press

I have to report that Washington has decided to exclude the Republic of Cuba from the preparations for the 9th Summit of the Americas to be held in Los Angeles on 8th to 10th June and is presently exerting extreme pressures on numerous governments in the region which, privately and respectfully, oppose our exclusion. The US government is deceiving public opinion and the governments of the hemisphere, saying it has not yet decided on the invitations. I respectfully ask Secretary of State Blinken to say honestly whether Cuba will or will not be invited to the 9th Summit of the Americas.

Ambassador of Cuba receives leaders of the Marcus Garvey People's Political Party

Ambassador of Cuba receives leaders of the Marcus Garvey People's Political Party

Kingston, Jamaica, 22 April , 2022. This Thursday, Ambassador Fermín Quiñones received Miguel Lorne, leader of the Marcus Garvey People's Political Party (MGPPP) and other members of the board of directors of this political organization, at the diplomatic headquarters of Cuba.

The Cuban diplomat offered the visitors an update on the situation in Cuba, with emphasis on the country's post-Covid recovery and the harmful effects of the US government's blockade and imperialist aggression against the Cuban people.

Cuban Ambassador holds friendly meeting with Minister of Tourism of Jamaica

Cuban Ambassador holds friendly meeting with Minister of Tourism of Jamaica

Kingston, Jamaica, 21 April 2022. Yesterday afternoon, the Cuban Ambassador Fermín Quiñones paid a courtesy visit to the honorable Edmund Bartlett, parliamentarian and Minister of Tourism of Jamaica.

Both parties agreed that tourism has faced severe challenges in recent years, as a result of climate change and more recently Covid 19, and highlighted the importance of building a sustainable and resilient tourism product, based on the natural and cultural strengths of each country.

Cuba's victory at Playa Giron remembered in Vietnam

Friends of Cuba in Vietnam celebrated in Hanoi the 61st anniversary of the Bay of Pigs victory in a ceremony where several books on the realities and friendship between the two countries were also presented.

Vo Hai Ha, president of the Vietnam-Cuba Friendship Association (AAVC), highlighted the significance of that deed, which he described as the first great defeat of U.S. imperialism in the Western Hemisphere and the basis on which the Revolution would conceive its doctrine of "war of the whole people".

Call for the VIII International Colloquium Cultural Diversity in the Caribbean: Resilience and Creation in Pandemic Scenarios

Call for the VIII International Colloquium Cultural Diversity in the Caribbean: Resilience and Creation in Pandemic Scenarios.

Kingston, Jamaica, 18 April 2022. Casa de las Américas, through its Centro de Estudios del Caribe, convokes the VIII International Colloquium Cultural Diversity in the Caribbean: Resilience and Creation in Pandemic Scenarios. Taking into consideration the complexity of life at global and regional level during the past two years, we will broach the new physical and virtual spaces of cultural participation during the pandemic.

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