Farewell activity of the Cuban Ambassador presided over by the Speaker of the House and the Minister of Trade and Industry.

Port of Spain, November 30th, 2018 – Officials of the Government and State, representatives of the social movements, businessmen, academics, recognized figures of the Trinidadian civil society and the diplomatic corps accredited in Port of Spain, participated in the farewell activity on the occasion of the end of tenure of the Ambassador of Cuba to Trinidad and Tobago and permanent representative to the Association of Caribbean States, Cro. Guillermo Vazquez Moreno, in the Caribbean sister island.

Among the personalities that were present, the Honorable Bridgid Annisette-George, Speaker of the House, reiterated to the Cuban Ambassador the political will of the Trinidadian legislature to deepen relations between the respective parliaments.

The Government of Trinidad and Tobago was represented by the Minister of Trade and Industry, Paula Gopee-Scoon, her Permanent Secretary and the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign and CARICOM Affairs, Reita Toussaint, representing the Foreign Minister, Dennis Moses.

For the Trinidadian civil society, the presence of David Abdulah, political leader of the Movement for Social Justice and Ozzy Warwick, leader of the Oilfield Workers union movement.

Also, present was a broad representation of directors of institutions and Trinidadian companies that have been experiencing in recent years an intense relationship with Cuba in the economic-commercial sector.

Also in attendance were representatives of the Association of Caribbean States, academics of science and education such as Professor Harold Ramkinsoon and the principal of the school Sucess Levantille, Mrs. Hamida Baksh, promoter and main participant of the educational-cultural exchange between both countries in the last three years.

Performing for the night, the group “Los Angeles de San Miguel” friends of Cuba and representatives of the traditional music of Trinidad and Tobago.

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