Cuba in New Zealand

Cuban diplomats meet with the leader of the New Zealand/Cuba Friendship Society.

Hastings, January 28. Ambassador Edgardo Valdés and Consul Dalila Vázquez met in this city with Warren Brewer, who has dedicated many years to solidarity with Cuba.

Warren heads the New Zealand/Cuba Friendship Society, which coordinates the efforts of various solidarity groups with the island.

Cuban officials thanked him for his work in support of the Revolution and shared ideas to strengthen solidarity actions in the future.


Cuban Ambassador participates in events for International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

Wellington, January 27. Ambassador Edgardo Valdés participated today in the events for the UN International Holocaust Remembrance Day, in this city.

In the Makara Cemetery, together with the Mayor, H.W Tory Whanau, and the Member of Parliament, the Honorable Grant Robertson, attendees listened to stories and testimonies and placed stones on the monument in honor of the victims of the Holocaust.

Later, in Parliament, Robertson stressed the importance of building hate-free societies and remembering the tragedy, so it doesn't happen again.


Personalities from New Zealand attend the V International Conference For World Balance.

Wellington, January 20. Personalities from various areas of activity, but all committed to working for a better world, travel to Cuba to participate in the V International Conference For World Balance, which begins on January 24 in Havana.

The participation of a former Minister of Disarmament and various members of the "World Beyond War" peace movement stands out. They will present their experiences and establish contact with intellectuals, academics, and activists from all over the world attending the event.

Cuba assumes Presidency of the Group of 77 plus China.

New York, January 12. Cuba assumed the Presidency of the Group of 77 plus China, the most representative and diverse group for consultation.

Upon assuming the Presidency, the Minister of Foreign Relations, Bruno Rodríguez, expressed: "I want to reiterate my gratitude for the support and trust placed in Cuba to lead the work of the G77 plus China in 2023. It will be a year of great challenges and complex processes that will demand decisive action from the countries of the South."

Union leader, friend of Cuba, visits our embassy.

Wellington, December 31. Ambassador Edgardo Valdés and Consul Dalila Vázquez ended 2022 with a meeting at our Embassy with Robert Reid, president of First Union and an active member of the solidarity movement with Cuba for many years.

They exchanged about the situation in Cuba and ways in which our friends can support us in various spheres.

They addressed other issues of the international situation, and Cuban officials thanked Reid for his intense and long career in defending the Revolution.