Cuba reiterates complaint about its exclusion by the United States from the Summit of the Americas.

Havana, May 13. Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez reiterated Cuba's complaint about its exclusion, by the United States, from the Summit of the Americas to be held in Los Angeles from June 8 to 10.

The Cuban foreign minister thought that with such a decision the White House eliminates the possibility of discussing important issues in the bilateral and regional relationships, such as migration.

Several heads of government in the region have spoken out against such exclusion and have announced that they will not attend the event if it continues.


Cuban Ambassador participates in celebration of Europe Day.

Wellington, May 10. Ambassador Edgardo Valdés attended the Europe Day celebration, organized by H.E Nina Obermaier, EU Ambassador to New Zealand.

The event, held at the Parliament building, was attended by local personalities and members of the Diplomatic Corps, among others.

Cuba works for a good relationship with the European Union, based on the principles and objectives established in our Political Dialogue and Cooperation Agreement.


Cuban Ambassador participates in May Day celebration.

Blackball, April 30. Ambassador Edgardo Valdés participated in the activities for International Labor Day held in this town on the South Island of New Zealand, which has a strong trade union tradition.

In the evening, the Ambassador made a presentation on the current international scenario and its implications for Latin America and Cuba in particular.

The participation of the Cuban Ambassadors in these celebrations is already a tradition.

Cuban Ambassador participates in the commemoration of ANZAC Day.

Wellington, April 25. In the company of other members of the Diplomatic Corps and local authorities, among other attendees, Ambassador Edgardo Valdés attended the official ceremony for ANZAC Day, a New Zealand national date that pays tribute to "the contribution and suffering of those who have served".

At the ceremony, attended by the Governor General, Her Excellency the Rt Hon Dame Cindy Kiro, the Ambassador laid a wreath on behalf of the Government and people of Cuba.


The project of the Family Code is analyzed in the Cuban Embassy.

Wellington, March 28. The staff of our Embassy discussed at its headquarters the project of the Family Code, which will later be submitted to a referendum in Cuba.

Several interventions highlighted the inclusive and modern nature of the document, which generated favorable opinions from all participants.

This process, which takes place in all Cuban diplomatic missions, complements the extensive debates taking place throughout Cuba.

Cubans residing outside the island can give opinions through an easily accessible application.

Cuban Ambassador exchanges with members of the NZIIA.

Wellington, November 2. Ambassador Edgardo Valdés received members of the New Zealand Institute of International Affairs (NZIIA) to exchange about Cuba, its foreign policy, and business and investment opportunities on the island.

The President of NZIIA Wellington, Karim Dickie, gave the opening remarks, after which the Ambassador made a brief presentation and answered questions on the most diverse topics.

The exchange lasted more than 2 hours and contributed to a better understanding of cuban reality.


Cuban Ambassador talks with new Governor-General.

Wellington, October 29. Ambassador Edgardo Valdés attended the reception offered to the Diplomatic Corps by the new Governor-General, H.E Dame Cindy Kiro, at the Government House.

On the occasion, he held exchanges with the Governor-General and her husband, Dr. Richard Davies, who are aware of the progress of the Cuban health system and expressed interest in getting to know our country.

In her opening speech, H.E. Dame Cindy Kiro recognized the work of diplomats in these complex times and highlighted the need for greater cooperation in the face of difficulties.

Members of the Diplomatic Corps support the vaccination campaign.

Wellington, October 16. Ambassador Edgardo Valdés joined other members of the Diplomatic Corps, in the company of H.W Andy Foster, Mayor of Wellington, and New Zealand Health Director Dr. Ashley Bloomfield support the # Covid19 vaccination campaign.

This Saturday more than 120 thousand people were vaccinated, as part of an effort to boost immunization.


The Latin America and Spain Film Festival closes in Wellington.

Wellington, October 8. With the presence of the mayor of the city H.W Andy Foster, the Ambassadors of the participating countries, and other guests, the Latin America and Spain Film Festival (LASFF) was closed in the city of Wellington.

Despite the limitations imposed by the Covid 19 epidemic, all the films had a wide audience. Cuba is represented by the film Innocence.


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