Cuba in India

Cuban ambassador highlikes the effect of the blockade at the National Cultural Festival of Indian People’s Theatre Association.

New Delhi, October 5, 2016. With the participation of over 800 representatives from 26 states of India, the National Cultural Festival was held from 02 to October 4, sponsored by the Indian People’s Theatre Association (IPTA); organization that brings together more than 100 cultural organizations in 20 states of the Indian subcontinent

The Guests of Honors at the opening ceremony in the city of Indore in Madhya Pradesh state were the Ambassadors of Cuba and Venezuela, who presented the cultural development of their respective countries.

Press release issued by the Cuban delegation to the Fourth Cuba-US Bilateral Commission. Washington, September 30, 2016

Delegations presided over respectively by Josefina Vidal Ferreiro, Director General of the US Division at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs; and Mari Carmen Aponte, Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs, and Jonathan Finer, Chief of Staff and Director of Policy Planning for the Secretary of State, met on September 30 in Washington on the occasion of the fourth meeting of the Cuba-US Bilateral Commission.

Cuba present at the awards ceremony of the VII Jagran Film Festival.

Mi hermano Fidel, de Santiago Alvarez

Mumbai, India September 30, 2016.- In response to an invitation by the organizers of the VII Jagran Film Festival, Marileydis Dueñas Morales, Deputy Chief of Mission and counsellor at the Embassy of Cuba in India attended the awards ceremony (applicable only to Indian movies) in the seventh Jagran film Festival. This activity was held in the city of Mumbai, on 30 September, where Cuba was elected this year the country focu.


As everyone surely knows, Cuba, like other major countries like India, Egypt and the former Yugoslavia, is one of the founders of NAM. Since the triumph of the Cuban Revolution in January 1959, the foreign policy of the island has been focused on the guiding principles, emanating from the First Summit of Bandung in 1955 and the XIV Declaration of NOAL Summit in Havana 2006.