The people of Cuba continue their centuries’ long struggle in the reconquest of full justice.  Along this road they have given ample proof of their capacity for resistance in the face of enormous challenges.  One such challenge is the economic, commercial and financial blockade which has been imposed by the United States of America and has remained in place for over fifty years.


Cuban ambassador highlikes the effect of the blockade at the National Cultural Festival of Indian People’s Theatre Association.

New Delhi, October 5, 2016. With the participation of over 800 representatives from 26 states of India, the National Cultural Festival was held from 02 to October 4, sponsored by the Indian People’s Theatre Association (IPTA); organization that brings together more than 100 cultural organizations in 20 states of the Indian subcontinent

The Guests of Honors at the opening ceremony in the city of Indore in Madhya Pradesh state were the Ambassadors of Cuba and Venezuela, who presented the cultural development of their respective countries.

Press release issued by the Cuban delegation to the Fourth Cuba-US Bilateral Commission. Washington, September 30, 2016

Delegations presided over respectively by Josefina Vidal Ferreiro, Director General of the US Division at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs; and Mari Carmen Aponte, Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs, and Jonathan Finer, Chief of Staff and Director of Policy Planning for the Secretary of State, met on September 30 in Washington on the occasion of the fourth meeting of the Cuba-US Bilateral Commission.

Cuba present at the awards ceremony of the VII Jagran Film Festival.

Mi hermano Fidel, de Santiago Alvarez

Mumbai, India September 30, 2016.- In response to an invitation by the organizers of the VII Jagran Film Festival, Marileydis Dueñas Morales, Deputy Chief of Mission and counsellor at the Embassy of Cuba in India attended the awards ceremony (applicable only to Indian movies) in the seventh Jagran film Festival. This activity was held in the city of Mumbai, on 30 September, where Cuba was elected this year the country focu.