Cuba in Jamaica

Bank accounts set up for emergency donations to Cuba

Bank accounts set up for emergency donations to Cuba.

Two accounts for emergency donations to Cuba were opened following the devastating passage of Hurricane Ian, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The first of these was opened by the Ministry of Foreign Trade at the International Financial Bank (BFI) under the name of EMERGENCY DONATIONS. The account number is 030000005336242 and the Swift code is BFICCUHHXXX.

The second account is at the International Bank of Commerce (Bicsa) under the name DONACIONES-CUBA. Its number is 0407610081870041 and the Swift code is BIDCCUHHXXX.

Cuba has the right to live without a blockade

Cuba has the right to live without a blockade.

Next November 2nd and 3rd, the United Nations General Assembly will once again take into consideration the draft resolution calling for an end to the U.S. blockade against Cuba.

The U.S. government persists in ignoring the demands of the international community, and has intensified the blockade to unprecedented levels.

This has been a failed policy aimed at subverting the constitutional order in Cuba, but it causes unjustifiable shortages, pain, and suffering to Cuban families by limiting access to food, medicines, fuel, and other basic necessities.

Announcement of the Cuba-Jamaica Bilateral Scholarship Programme for the academic year 2023

Announcement of the Cuba-Jamaica Bilateral Scholarship Programme for the academic year 2023.

Kingston, 12 September, 2022. The process of awarding scholarships to Jamaican students for the 2023 school year began with the publication on the website of the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service of Jamaica of the call for applications for the Bilateral Scholarship Programme.

The deadline for applications is 14 October.

Interested parties can find the requirements, specialisations and application form at the following link: https://mof.gov.jm/scholarships/

Second part of the Jamaican government's donation departs for Cuba

Second part of the Jamaican government's donation departs for Cuba.

Kingston, 8 September 2022. The  Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade of Jamaica, the Honourable Kamina Johnson-Smith and the Ambassadorof Cuba to Jamaica Fermin Quiñones Sanchez, last night saw off the Coast Guard vessel HMJS Nanny of the Maroons, which was on its way to Santiago de Cuba with a second shipment of medicines and medical supplies as part of the Jamaican government's donation in response to the devastation caused by the fire at the Matanzas supertanker base, both valued at J$20 million.

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