Paralimni, March 23rd - Cuban bartender José Montero won the national cocktail competition of Cyprus in the non-alcoholic category on Saturday evening, March 23rd.

José representing the Golden Bay Hotel prepared a non-alcoholic tropical cocktail combined with elements from his homeland and Cyprus such as: Pineapple cut in supreme, Basil, Honey, Rose Syrup, Fresh Pineapple Juice and Ginger Ale. The award was presented by the Minister of Tourism of Cyprus, Mr. Kostas Koumisis. 

Kostas Koumis

Cuban Ambassador greets Palestinian poet Marwar Makhoul

On 24 November 2023, Palestinian poet Marwar Makhoul thanked Cuban President Miguel Díaz Canel for sharing on social media one of his poems in support of the cause of the Palestinian people.

"To write poetry

that is not political

I must listen to the birds

but to listen to the birds

the bombing must stop".