Cuba in Namibia

They pay tribute to the Commander in Chief at the opening of the VII Congress of the SWAPO Party.

Namibia.- The Chairman of the SWAPO Party and President of Namibia, Dr. Hage G. Geingob, paid tribute to Commander in Chief Fidel Castro Ruz in the opening speech of the 7th. Congress of the SWAPO Party, on commemorating the 6th Anniversary of the physical disappearance of Fidel.

President Geingob in memory of the Historical Leader of the Cuban Revolution, who was a great friend of Namibia as recognized by him, established a minute of silence.

18 new Cuban health workers arrive in Namibia.

Namibia. - On the afternoon of November 19, 2022, a group of 18 health collaborators arrived in Namibia who will join the Cuban Medical Brigade, which works in the country to provide valuable services in 16 hospitals, located in 11 of the country's regions.

The Cuban ambassador Sidenio Acosta Aday came to receive them at the Joseph A Kutako International Airport and was accompanied by officials from the Caribbean diplomatic mission and by a representation of the members of the Cuban medical brigade that works in the capital.

Namibian Press. New Era: “Geingob: Cuba embargo a crime.”

Namibia.- President Hage Geingob has described the embargo that the United States of America has maintained against Cuba for more than six decades as a crime. He said this yesterday when Cuban Army Corps General Joaquín Quintas Solá and his delegation paid him a visit at State House.

“How should Americans feel when a child is born, but by the age of 50 or so, the only thing he or she knows is a blockade? The person will be asking why this is happening – that is a crime - there is no peace,” Geingob told the visiting delegation.

Namibian Press. Namibian Press Agency. “Cuba and Namibia to deepen armed force relations.”

WINDHOEK, 10 NOV (NAMPA) – President Hage Geingob has welcomed a delegation from the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Cuba aimed at strengthening Namibia and Cuba’s bilateral armed force relations.

Speaking during a courtesy visit by the delegation led by the Deputy Minister of Revolutionary Armed Forces, Army Corps General Joaquín Quintas Solá at State House on Thursday, Geingob said progressive forces are under siege and Cuba’s determination to continue resisting geopolitical pressures is encouraging to Namibia.

Written by Linea Dishena.