Cuba in the Commonwealth of the Bahamas

Address by Dr. José Angel Portal Miranda, Minister of Public Health of the Republic of Cuba, at the 76th World Health Assembly

May 22, 2023

Centrl Theme: "Who celebrates 75 years of saving lives and promoting health for all"

Mr. President;

Esteemed Director-General;


More than seven decades of saving lives and promoting health for all is a fact that deserves to be celebrated and we do so. The World Health Organization has contributed significantly, since its establishment in 1948, to healing the world as we were then, marked by the recently concluded deadliest health emergency in history.

Cuban Ambassador receives the President of the Council of Pharmacies

Nassau, May 16th, 2023. The Cuban ambassador to The Bahamas Julio César González Marchante held a cordial meeting at the diplomatic headquarters with the president of the Pharmacy Council Mr. Robert Sands, with whom he discussed the positive work currently being carried out by collaborators of Cuban health in that sector.

The Bahamas and Cuba strengthen educational cooperation.

The Cuban ambassador Julio C. González meet at the airport Lynden Pindling in Nassau a large Bahamian delegation that travels to the Island to interview Cuban teachers to fill several dozen positions as professors at different levels of education and subjects in the country.



New Cuban Ambassador Presents Credentials at United Nations

Havana, April 3, 2023.- Deputy Foreign Minister Gerardo Penalver Portal presented his credentials to the United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres as extraordinary and plenipotentiary ambassador, and permanent representative of Cuba at the New York-based world organization.

Upon receiving ambassador Penalver’s credentials, Guterres conveyed Greetings to President Miguel Diaz-Canel and Army General Raul Castro, according the Cuban Foreign Ministry’s website.