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Ministries of Foreign Affairs of Ghana and Cuba strengthen work relations

The Director General of Bilateral Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Cuba, Mr. Gerardo Peñalver, in transit in Ghana, held a meeting with Mr. Edwin Nii Adjei, Acting Chief Director of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration of Ghana, who analyzed and updated aspects of common interest.

Walk by Accra in homage to Commander in Chief Fidel

On Saturday, December 3, in the morning a group of Cuban friends marched through the streets of Accra in homage to the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, physically missing the night of November 25.

Cuban Ambassador welcomes Ashanti traditional leader visit

Nana Odikwour Baah Kokroko III, Shediem's traditional leader, paid a courtesy visit to the Cuban Ambassador to Ghana, Pedro Luis Despaigne González.

During the meeting, the traditional leader and the Ambassador exchanged on the historical relations between the peoples of Cuba and Ghana, and on the date back to the pre-colonial period in Ghana and colonial times in Cuba. The Traditional Chief explained some elements of the history of the Ashanti Kingdom and over the role of the traditional Chieftaincy within the Ghanaian political system.

Cuban residents in Ghana condemn the blockade against Cuba

Cuban residents in Ghana demanded an end to the blockade imposed by the United States against Cuba, the return of the Cuban territory illegally occupied by the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, and respect the right of the Cuban people to choose their own economic, political and social system.

The event had place during the signature of the Final Declaration adopted as afterword of the 5th National Meeting of Cuban Resident in Ghana developed in the city of Tema, with also the participation of children and young descendants.

Cuba and Ghana in pursuit of strengthen their cultural relations

The Ambassador of Cuba to Ghana, H.E Pedro Luis Despaigne González was received by the Minister of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, Hon. Mrs. Elizabeth Ofosu-Adjare in the Headquarters of the Ministry.

The Cuban diplomat highlighted the existing cultural ties between Cuba and Ghana. Both parties made an assessment of the state of the Bilateral Cultural Agreement, signed in 2008 and ratified in 2013. The Minister expressed her support to the exchange of cultural delegations and as first action invited to a Cuban delegation to participate in the Carnival of Ghana.

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