Cuba grants eight medical scholarships to Yemeni students

Cuban and Yemeni flags

Riyadh, December 29th - Based on the cultural agreement in force between the Republic of Cuba and the Republic of Yemen, Cuban authorities decided to grant eight scholarships to Yemeni students to begin their medical studies on the Island, at the school year 2021-2022.

The scholarships were handled with the Department of Collaboration that Cuba Offers at the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment (MINCEX), through the agile coordination between the Embassy of Cuba in Saudi Arabia -with concurrence in Yemen- and his Yemeni counterpart.

Cuba and Saudi Arabia signed a memorandum to expand cooperation

Cuba and Saudi Arabia flags

Havana, Dec 25 (Prensa Latina) Representatives of Cuba and Saudi Arabia signed a memorandum of understanding to expand and consolidate cooperation relations, local press reported today.
In the context of a visit by a delegation from the Saudi Fund for Development (SFD), Cuban Deputy Prime Minister Ricardo Cabrisas and Saudi ambassador in Havana, Faisal bin Falah Al Harbi, signed the document.

Delegation from the Saudi Fund for Development pays a visit to Cuba

Cuban and Saudi flags, plus Saudi Fund for Development logo

Riyadh, December 20th - A delegation from the Saudi Fund for Development (SFD), led by its Director General of Asia Operations, Dr. Saud Ayid Al-Shammari, will visit Cuba from December 21st to 28th, 2021 with the aim of following up on the socio-economic projects in which this Saudi entity is contributing.

Cuba and Saudi Arabia look forward to strengthening their parliamentary relations

Cuban Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Vladimir González Quesada, and Dr. Ibrahim Bin Mahmoud Al-Nahas, President of the Saudi-Cuban Friendship Committee in the Shura Council

Riyadh, November 29th - The Cuban Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Vladimir Gonzalez Quesada, was received by Dr. Ibrahim Bin Mahmoud Al-Nahas, president of the Saudi-Cuban Parliamentary Committee of Friendship in the Consultative Council (Shura).

During the meeting, which took place at the headquarters of the Saudi legislative power, the Cuban diplomat conveyed the greetings of the International Relations Commission in the National Assembly of People's Power (ANPP), particularly of its president, Yolanda Ferrer Gomez.

Fidel Castro – A Revolutionary Soldier

Fidel Castro, speech before UNGA in New York, Oct-12, 1979

Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz was born on August 13th 1926 in Birán, then Cuban province of Oriente. His father Ángel Castro Argiz, the son of poor farmers from Galicia was a landholder and sugar cane tenant. His mother Lina Ruz Gonzalez came from a peasant’s family in Pinar del Rio province.