Commemoration of the 96th anniversary of Fidel.

Wellington, August 13. On the occasion of the 96th anniversary of the birth of the leader of the Cuban Revolution Fidel Castro, friends of Cuba gathered at the Pukerua Bay Tennis Club to pay tribute to him.

Almost 13 thousand km away from Cuba, more than 50 people shared the performance of the Mokomoko band, the verses of the renowned poet Apirana Taylor, and the words of tribute by Pat Hanley and the Cuban Ambassador remembering Fidel.

In an atmosphere of solidarity, we shared anecdotes and ideas of future actions for a better world.



Ambassadors of GRULAC meet at the Embassy of Cuba.

Wellington, August 11. The Ambassadors of Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Cuba, and Peru, together with the second of the representation of Mexico, met at the Embassy of Cuba to exchange ideas on joint actions in favor of our relations with New Zealand.

They also coordinated an upcoming meeting with the New Zealand Foreign Minister, the Honorable Nanaia Mahuta, as part of the steps to strengthen ties between our region and the host country.

GRULAC members maintain an excellent relationship to promote the common interests of our countries.


Ambassador of Cuba meets with High Commissioner of Niue.

Wellington, August 10. Ambassador Edgardo Valdés received the High Commissioner of Niue, H.E Fisa Igilisi Pihigia, with whom he exchanged on bilateral relations and the situation in both countries.

Both diplomats evaluated the international situation and ratified the will of Cuba and Niue to continue developing their ties.


Cuban ambassador attends Cook Islands celebration.

Wellington, August 3. Ambassador Edgardo Valdés attended the Cook Islands Constitution Day celebration, invited by the High Commissioner of that nation, H.E. Elizabeth Right-Koteka.

On the occasion of said commemoration, the ambassador transmitted a message from Cuban Prime Minister Manuel Marrero to his counterpart from the Cook Islands, reiterating our willingness to strengthen bilateral relations.

On September 2, Cuba and the Cook Islands will celebrate the 20th anniversary of their diplomatic ties.

Cuban ambassador presents business and investment opportunities.

Auckland, July 26. At the "Lunch with Ambassadors" organized by the Latin America-New Zealand Business Council (LANZBC) at the exclusive Northern Club in Auckland, Ambassador Edgardo Valdés made a presentation on business and investment opportunities in Cuba.

He spoke about the control of the epidemic, the vaccines, the reactivation of tourism, the facilities for trade and investment, the ZEDM, the Portfolio of Opportunities, the Havana Fair, the blockade, and its consequences.