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Embassy in Washington D.C. hosts meeting with Cubans living in the United States.

During a fraternal and profitable meeting, Cubans residing in the United States and representatives of travel agencies exchanged with the Cuban Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs, Carlos Fernández de Cossío and the Director General of Consular Affairs and Cubans Residing Abroad, Ana Teresita González Fraga.

The meeting, held at Cuba's diplomatic headquarters in the U.S. capital, served as a space to ratify the commitment and interest of our government to maintain and expand ties with its nationals abroad.

Emphasis on blockade in round of U.S.-Cuba immigration talks.

The impact of the blockade was one of the issues most emphasized by Cuba today during a new round of migration talks with the United States, said Deputy Foreign Minister Carlos Fernández de Cossío.

We, as is customary in these rounds, reviewed compliance with the migratory agreements, said the deputy foreign minister, who headed the island's delegation, in an interview granted to Prensa Latina in this capital at the end of the meeting.

Cuban Head of Mission gives an interview to Prensa Latina during the celebration of 50 years of Cuba-Liberia diplomatic ties.

Monrovia, April 16, 2024 - April 19, 1974 marked the beginning of relations between the Republic of Cuba and the Republic of Liberia, which have remained uninterrupted throughout these 50 years.

During this day of celebration, Prensa Latina published an interview with the Cuban Chief of Mission in Liberia Mercedes L. Martinez Herrera, who referred to the most relevant moments of the relationship between the two countries, highlighting that their ties have always been based on cordiality and mutual respect.

Cuba celebrates 63 years of socialist proclamation.

Cuba celebrates today the 63rd anniversary of the proclamation of the socialist character of its Revolution.

This declaration took place during the funeral honors of the victims of the U.S. bombing of different points of the national territory, as a prelude to the mercenary invasion of Playa Giron, Matanzas province, in 1961.

Before the crowd gathered near the Cristobal Colon Cemetery, in Havana, Cuba's maximum leader, Fidel Castro, expressed: this is the socialist and democratic revolution of the humble, with the humble and for the humble.

Cuba and the United States hold immigration talks in Washington DC

Washington, April 16, 2024 - On April 16, 2024, representatives of Cuba and the United States held bilateral migration talks in Washington DC. 

Deputy Foreign Minister Carlos Fernández de Cossío Domínguez headed the Cuban delegation and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for the State Department's Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs Eric Jacobstein led the U.S. delegation.

During the meeting, the parties reviewed the implementation of the bilateral Migration Agreements, whose texts set forth the mutual commitment to guarantee regular, safe and orderly migration.

Havana vibrates these days with concert music.

Several venues in the Cuban capital are decked out today to welcome those who admire cultured harmonies, eager to enjoy the varied program booked for this week by the National Center of Concert Music.

This Thursday, lutenist Rosalia Mosqueda will offer a recital at the Casa de las Tejas Verdes at 3:00 p.m. local time, and one hour later, as part of the project "Concert Music, closer to you...", the Argeliers León Hall will host pianist Lianne Vega along with piano students of teacher Mercedes Estévez.

A wealth of Latin American cinema returns to New York screens.

The opening ceremony of the Havana Film Festival in New York will inaugurate today a varied lineup that confirms the richness of the seventh art in the region, according to renowned Cuban critic Luciano Castillo.    

The 24th edition of the event stands out for the selection of films and informative exhibitions with two retrospectives programmed that are very attractive to the public, according to the researcher.

Cuban ambassador participates in ceremony for the end of Ramadan in Malaysia

YAB Anwar bin Ibrahim, Prime Minister of Malaysia, with Florentino Batista and ambassadors and heads of mission in Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur, April 10.- The Cuban Ambassador to Malaysia, Florentino Batista González, attended this Wednesday, April 10, the ceremony for the end of Ramadan, Aidilfitri, held at the Istana Negara National Palace, and presided over by His Majesty the Sultan Ibrahim, King of Malaysia, with his wife Her Majesty Raja Zarith Sofiah, Queen of Malaysia.

The Prime Minister of Malaysia, YAB Dato Seri Anwar bin Ibrahim, was also present at the ceremony, and he spoke with the ambassadors and heads of mission present at the important traditional celebration.

Havana Film Festival opens with a tribute to Nicolás G. Landrián.

The emblematic Havana Film Festival of this city will begin its program of activities today with a tribute to Cuban film director Nicolás Guillén Landrián (1938-2003), which will open the doors of its 24th edition.

The opening day, held at Hofstra University, will feature the screening of En un barrio viejo, Los del baile and Ociel del Toa, creations by the director, who is considered one of the members of the Cuban film avant-garde of the 1960s and early 1970s, particularly for his documentary work.

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