Cuba in Liberia

Cuban Head of Mission participates in central event for International Women's Day.

Monrovia, March 8, 2024- Responding to an invitation extended by the Liberian Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, Hon Gbeme Horace-Kollie, Head of Mission Mercedes L. Martinez Herrera participated in the celebration of International Women's Day under the theme "Investing in Women, Accelerating Progress".

The event provided an opportunity to reflect on progress, advocate for change and recognize exceptional women who have made significant contributions to their communities and nations.

Cuban Head of Mission in Liberia meets with Senior Advisor to the Office of the President on Presidential Affairs.

Monrovia, February 26, 2024. Cuban Head of Mission Mercedes L. Martinez Herrera held a meeting with the Senior Advisor to the Office of the President for Presidential Affairs, Dr. Augustine Konneh, at the Cuban Embassy in Liberia.

During the meeting, both parties discussed various issues of bilateral and multilateral interest, and expressed their commitment to work to strengthen relations between the two nations.

African Union adopts resolution rejecting U.S. blockade against Cuba.

For the fifteenth consecutive time, the 37th Assembly of the African Union, composed of African Heads of State and Government, has adopted a resolution condemning the continuation of the illegal economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed on the Republic of Cuba by the United States of America. On this occasion, the African Union also calls for Cuba to be removed from the unilateral list of countries allegedly supporting terrorism.

Cuban Head of Mission held meeting with official for American Affairs of the Liberian Foreign Ministry.

Monrovia, February 15, 2024 - This morning, the Head of the Cuban Mission in Liberia Mercedes L. Martinez Herrera held a fraternal meeting with the official for American Affairs of the Liberian Foreign Ministry Evan Kehn.

Both diplomats exchanged on bilateral and multilateral issues of interest to both parties, and upcoming changes in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the West African country.

Unilateral designation of States as Sponsors of Terrorism negatively impact human rights, warn UN experts.

GENEVA (8 February 2024) – UN experts* today urged the United States to review its domestic framework that triggers specific sanctions against States designated as Sponsors of Terrorism (SST).

Currently four countries – the Republic of Cuba, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPR Korea), the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Syrian Arab Republic – figure on this U.S. Department of State list, with additional restrictions imposed on them because of the designation.

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