Cuba celebrates Human Rights International Day

Cuba joins the international community on the celebration of the Human Rights International Day this December 10th, having the certainty that in this Caribbean nation, the full exercise of political rights and civil liberties, as well as economic, social and cultural rights, is guaranteed.

The triumph of the Revolution in 1959, led by the Historical Leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro Ruz, made possible that Cuban men and women could achieve significant advances in the enjoyment of the human rights.

#LegadodeFidel Fidel Castro & Human Rights / Excerpts/ Address to the United Nations Milleniun Summit, 6 September 2000.

(..) Humanity should be aware of what we have been so far and what we cannot continue to be. Presently, our species has enough accumulated knowledge, ethical values and scientific resources to move towards a new historical era of true justice and humanism. (...)

Fidel Castro & Human Rights/ Statement at the UN General Assembly, in capacity of NAM President, 12 October, 1979.

(...)Cuba, which does not speak here on behalf of its interests and is not defending a national goal, is willing to contribute to the extent of its means, thousands or tens of thousands of technicians, doctors, teachers, agronomists, hydraulic engineers, mechanical engineers, economists, medium-level technicians qualified workers and so forth.

Fidel Castro & Human Rights/ First statement at the UN General Assembly, September 26th 1960.

(...) The right of peasants to the land; the right of workers to the fruit of their labor, the right of children to education; the right of the ill to medical and hospital attention; the right of youth to work; the right of students to free, experimental, and scientific education; the right of black people and Indians to "the full dignity of man"; the right of women to civil, social and political equality; the right of the elderly to secure old-age; the right of intellectuals, artists, and scientists to fight, with their works, for a better world; State’s rights to the nationalization of im

#LegadodeFidel: Fidel Castro & Human Rights/ Excerpts/ Statement at session of the UN General Assembly to commemorate the 50th anniverssary of the United Nations Organization, 22 October 1995.

(…) ¿How long will we have to wait for the true democratization of the United Nations, independence and the sovereign equality of States, the non-interference in their internal affairs and true international cooperation? ¿How long will we have to wait for rationality, equity and justice in the world? (…)

Cubans residents in The Bahamas exchanged with the Director of Consular Affairs and Cubans Residents Abroad of the Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs

exchanged with the Director of Consular Affairs and Cubans Residents Abroad of the Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs

THE BAHAMAS, December 9th, 2016. -The Director of the Department of Consular Affairs and Cuban Residents Abroadof the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Cuba, Ernesto Soberón Guzmán, held a meeting at the Embassy of Cuba in The Bahamas with a group of Cubans residents in the Caribbean country.

Minister of Foreign Affairs of Liberia receives Director General of Bilateral Affairs of the Cuban Foreign Ministry.

In the afternoon of Friday, December 9, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Liberia, Ms. Marjon Kamara, received the Director General of Bilateral Affairs of the Cuban Foreign Ministry, Ambassador Gerardo Peñalver Portal. For the Liberian side, the meeting also included Mr. Dephue Zuo, Deputy Minister for International Cooperation and Economic Integration; Mr. Sie-Teba Neufville, Director for American Affairs and Mr. Dave Kontue, Assistant Minister for International Cooperation and Economic Integration.

Minister of Youth and Sports of Liberia meets with Director General of Bilateral Affairs of the Cuban Foreign Ministry.

In the afternoon of Friday, December 9, the Minister of Youth and Sports of the Republic of Liberia, Mr. Saah 'Ntow Charles, paid a courtesy call to the Director General for Bilateral Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Cuba, Ambassador Gerardo Peñalver Portal. The meeting took place at the headquarters of the Cuban diplomatic mission in Liberia, in the presence of the Cuban Chargé d'Affaires in that African nation, Yordenis Despaigne Vera and the Second Secretary Carmen Maury.

Cuba reopens Embassy in the Republic of Liberia.

In the morning of Friday, December 9th, 2016, the official ceremony of reopening of the new headquarters was held by the diplomatic mission of Cuba in Liberia. On behalf of the Liberian side the event was chaired by Mr. Sylvester Grigsby, Minister for Presidency Affairs, was also accompanied by Mr. Conmany Wesseh, Senator and great friend of Cuba. Other members of the presidency were Mr. El  Hadj Abdoulaye Doré, Dean of the Diplomatic Corps in Liberia, and Mr. Farid Zarif, Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations in Liberia.

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