Cuba in Greece

Deputy Minister in charge of economy of Greek chancellery receives Ambassador of Cuba

Deputy Minister in charge of economy of Greek chancellery receives Ambassador of Cuba

Athens, 22 November. The Deputy Minister in charge of Economy of the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs Konstantinos Fragogiannis received at the headquarters of the Ministry the ambassador of Cuba in Greece Zelmys Maria Dominguez Cortina. The meeting covered the historical links between the Cuban and Greek peoples, as well as topics of mutual interest to promote bilateral relations in various areas such as tourism, biotechnology, sports, among others. Also the potential of business and investments in Cuba and the preparation of a possible Business Forum on the Caribbean island with the participation of Greek entrepreneurs. The good level of relations between the two countries was appreciated.

Rejection of the blockade at demonstration in Athens

Rejection of the blockade at demonstration in Athens

Athens, November 19th. Several members and supporters of the José Martí Cultural Association of Solidarity with Cuba, the group Todos Somos Venezuela, PAKS (Panhellenic Coordination of the Anti-War Movement) and the publisher House Diethnes Vima marched with a banner calling "the end of the U.S. blockade against Cuba," on November 17, as part of a tide of more than 20,000 participants in a mass act and a march from the Athens Polytechnic to the US Embassy, which recalled the 46th anniversary of the so-called events of Polytechnic.

Expo photos "Jose Martí with Greece in the heart" on Greek island of Ikaria, the Aegean Cuba

Expo photos "Jose Martí with Greece in the heart" on Greek island of Ikaria, the Aegean Cuba

Athens, 18 November The photographic exhibition "José Martí with Greece in the Heart" was inaugurated in the activities room of the former city hall of Ikaria, in front of the monument to Icarus, in the same port of the city of Agios Kyrikos , capital of the island. At the important cultural event, organized by the mayor of Ikaria and the Embassy of Cuba in Greece, took the floor the mayor of the city Nikolas Kalamboyas, who welcomed those present and praised Martí's work; Member of the town council Nikos Lardas of the Communist Party (KKE), who expressed the solidarity of the People of Ikaria with Cuba; Cuban Ambassador Zelmys María Dominguez Cortina who thanked everyone for the presence and solidarity at a time of upsurge in the unjust US blockade against Cuba in the year of the 60th anniversary of the revolution. For his part the author of the expo Counsellor of the embassy José Oriol Marrero Martínez explained the concepts of it and gave those present an interesting tour of The life and work of Martí and his love for Greece.

Greece participated at FIHAV 2019

Greece participated at FIHAV 2019

Athens, November 8. Greece was present with a stand of the company SEA JETS in FIHAV 2019, Multisectoral Trade and Investment Fair, most important in Cuba and one of the most representative of Latin America and the Caribbean that was held from 4 to 8 November 2019 , at the EXPOCUBA exhibition grounds. It is the third year in a row that Greece has participated in this important event.

Cuba's UN victory: 187 in favour, 3 against and 2 abstentions

Cuba's UN victory: 187 in favour, 3 against and 2 abstentions

Athens, November 7. A strong victory won Cuba at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), which by 187 votes in favour, 3 against and 2 abstentions passed the resolution "Need to end the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States of America Cuba." The world again rejects the blockade

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