Cuban diplomats visit the new headquarters of Havana Coffee Works.

Auckland, July 21. Ambassador Edgardo Valdés and Consul Dalila Vázquez visited the new headquarters in this city of the company Havana Coffee Works (HCW), which imports Cuban coffee.

The new facilities expand production capacities and open up prospects for greater purchases from Cuba.

During the visit, the specialists highly valued the quality of our coffee and its contribution to the success of the company.

Cuban Ambassador participates in the United Nations model.

Wellington, July 7 and 8. Ambassador Edgardo Valdés attended the inauguration of the academic exercise "UN Youth NZMUN 2022" held at Victoria University. He conveyed to those present his message on the role of the UN and the experience of Cuba.

Hundreds of young people interested in foreign policy issues participated in the model, which simulates negotiations at the United Nations.

The young Keisya Gunawan, who represented Cuba in the exercise, had a preparation session with the Ambassador.

We ratify our conviction that young people will create a better world.

New Ambassador of New Zealand in Cuba presented credentials.

Havana, July 6. Her Excellency Sara Meymand presented to President Miguel Díaz-Canel the Letters of Credence that accredit her as the new ambassador of New Zealand to Cuba.

Meymand, who is based in Mexico, held important meetings during her visit to the island.

Undoubtedly, her preparation and energy will contribute to the strengthening of our relations.


Cuban Ambassador attends a celebration for the Maori New Year.

Wellington, June 24. At the invitation of the Right Honorable Dame Cindy Kiro, Governor-General of New Zealand, and Dr. Richard Davis, Ambassador Edgardo Valdés and his wife Dalila Vázquez attended a dinner at Government House to celebrate Matariki, the Maori New Year, which for the first time is an official holiday.

During the event, they talked extensively about Cuba and its health system, about which Dr. Davies has extensive knowledge.

The Ambassador expressed that the Governor-General and her husband will be very welcome in Cuba, a country that they both wish to visit.

The Mayor of Rotorua visits our Embassy.

Wellington, June 15. The mayor of the tourist city of Rotorua was received by Ambassador Edgardo Valdés and Consul Dalila Vázquez, who thanked her for her friendship and systematic support for the Cuban Festival that is held every year in that city.

H.W Steve Chadwick, who has also been Minister of Conservation and Women's Affairs, as well as Associate Minister of Health, took an interest in the Cuban health system, particularly primary care.