India, 25 February 2016. The Students and Faculty members of Hispanic Studies of the Department Germanic & Romance Studies, University of Delhi, organized yesterday in that institution a seminar on 'Latin America Today', with particular reference to Cuba. The activity was attended by the ambassadors of Bolivia, Cuba, Ecuador and Venezuela as keynote speakers.
During the three hours of this event with presentations by the heads of Latin American missions and question- answer session, the Cuban ambassador to India, Oscar Martinez Cordovés paid tribute to 24 February recalling the importance of this date. The Cuban diplomat also updated the audience on the main sociopolitical changes made in Cuba since 1959; the new Cuban economic model, as well as the Cuba-US relations, stressing that the blockade still remains in force, despite the positive rapprochement between both countries.
The University of Delhi was established in 1922. Today it is one of the largest universities in the country, with an average of 350 thousand students and 10 thousand teachers. This center is known for its high standards in teaching and research in India. (CubaMinrex-EmbaCubaIndia).