Cuba in New Zealand

Statement by Cuba on behalf of the G77+ China Group at the Summit for a New Global Financing Pact.

Paris, June 22. President Miguel Díaz Canel, representing the G77+China said: “Our peoples neither can nor should continue being the lab of colonial formulas and renewed forms of domination that use the debt, the current international financial architecture, and unilateral coercive measures to perpetuate underdevelopment and beef-up the coffers of a few at the expense of the South.  A new and more just international order is the utmost urgency.”

Event on Cuba at the Ministry of Primary Industries.

Wellington, June 22. Ambassador Edgardo Valdés inaugurated a photo exhibition on Cuba at the headquarters of the Ministry of Primary Industries.

It was a sample of 40 photographs taken by New Zealand residents who have visited us as tourists, reflecting various aspects of life in Cuba.

At the event, organized in coordination with the ministry's Latin American Network, the ambassador spoke about the origins of the exhibition, the primary sector in Cuba and business and investment opportunities on the island.

Cuba calls G-77 + China Summit in Havana.

Havana, June 14, 2023.- The President of the Republic of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, in his capacity as President Pro Tempore of the G-77 + China Group, convened a Summit of Heads of State and Government under the theme "Current Development Challenges: Role of Science, Technology and Innovation", on 15 and 16 September 2023, in Havana.

Cuba rejects WSJ publication on alleged Chinese military base.

Havana, June 8. Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Carlos Fernández de Cossío, rejected the publication of the US newspaper The Wall Street Journal about an alleged agreement between the governments of China and Cuba to establish a Chinese military base in Cuban territory to intercept communications in the United States.

He stressed that "regardless of the sovereign rights of Cuba in defense matters, our country is a signatory to the Declaration of Latin America and the Caribbean as a Zone of Peace, signed in Havana, in January 2014”.

III Cuba/New Zealand Annual Dialogue.

Wellington, May 30. Sponsored by the Caribbean Council, the third edition of the Cuba/New Zealand Annual Dialogue took place at the Cuban Embassy.

Academics, businessmen, officials, and students participated in the event and exchanged with the Cuban Ambassador about Cuba, relations with New Zealand, and the effects of the United States blockade on the lives of Cubans and the island's foreign relations.

Business and investment opportunities in Cuba were also mentioned.