Citizens of the Netherlands, or other nationalities, travelling to Cuba from the United States or using U.S. airlines; the organization selling the ticket to the United States will also sell the Tourist Card to enter Cuba and will provide the affidavit that all passengers, American or not, travelling to Cuba from the U.S. or using U.S. airlines, should fill.
Please verify with the airline you are travelling in to Cuba, when and where they will provide the pink Tourist Card, before flying form the United States to Cuba.
Speech by Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, first secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee and President of the Councils of State and Ministers, during the Eighth Period of Ordinary Sessions of the National Assembly of People's Power VIII Legislature, in Havana's International Conference Center, December 27, 2016, Year 58 of the Revolution
(Council of State transcript / GI translation)
Ulan Bator, December 26, 2016. The principal dancer of the National Ballet of Cuba, Ginett Moncho, was the special guest of the interpretation of the well-known ballet "Nutcracker" on December 24 and 25 in the Academic Theater for the Opera and Ballet of Ulaanbaatar. Directed by the first dancer of Mongolia D. Altankhuyag the presentation was a success and in it participated children and young students of ballet of the national school of Ballet of Mongolia and of the Company of Ballet Altan.
The United Nations, New York.— On December 20, the United Nations General Assembly paid tribute to the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro Ruz, who died last November 25.
The special tribute was organized by Cuba’s permanent commission to the UN, following a request by a group of countries from several continents.
Kuwait Minister of Public Works receives Cuban ambassador
Kuwait, December 22, 2016. The Cuban ambassador to Kuwait Andrés González Garrido was received by the Minister of Public Works, His Excellency, Mr. Abdulrahman Abdulkareem Al-Mutawa, newly appointed Minister of Public Works.
During the fraternal meeting, issues of bilateral interest were discussed and related to the development of relations between the two countries.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration of the Republic of Ghana, H.E. Mrs.Hanna Serwaa Tetteh held a cordial meeting with the Cuban ambassador, Mr. Pedro L. Despaigne González, during the ceremony for the Christmas festivities held in areas of the headquarters of the Ghanaian Foreign Ministry.
The close ties that link both countries were recalled at the meeting and also the last visit of the Minister to Cuba.
The Cuban Ambassador Vladimir Gonzalez Quesada was welcomed by the new president of the Iran-Cuba Parliamentary Friendship Group in the Islamic Consultative Assembly, Mohammad Reza Mansouri, whom he praised on his appointment to the post. Gonzalez also delivered letters of congratulations from the president of the International Relations Committee at the National Assembly of People’s Power, Yolanda Ferrer Gomez, and the president of the corresponding Cuba-Iran Parliamentary Friendship Group, Pedro Victor Simon Rodriguez.