Press Release: Cuba: The revitalization of the General Assembly is indispensable for the legitimacy of the Organization.

New York, February 20, 2018.In her statement at the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Revitalization of the Work of the General Assembly of the United Nations, the Deputy Permanent Representative of Cuba to the organization, Ambassador Ana Silvia Rodríguez Abascal, reaffirmed the role of the General Assembly as the main deliberative, policymaking and representative organ of the United Nations.

Press Release: United Nations recognizes Cuba for its contribution to the Organization’s budget in 2018.

New York, February 20, 2018. During the briefing by the Deputy Spokesman for the Secretary-General, held at noon on February 19, Cuba's contribution to the United Nations was recognized, having paid in full its assessed contribution to the Organization's regular budget for 2018. Including the island, there are 53 nations that have fulfilled this important financial obligation.

Moreover, Cuba has completed payment for most of its contributions to the Peacekeeping Operations budget, among other financial commitments that it upholds with the United Nations.

Press Release: Cuba reaffirms the importance of the Charter of the United Nations and the leading role of the General Assembly in the work of the United Nations.

Embassy of Cuba attends the 22nd National Multicultural Festival


On Sunday 18th February, more than a dozen of Latin American Embassies beautify with their colors, flavours and traditions the 22nd National Multicultural Festival, wich took place one more time at the Australian Capital Territory Civic Square (ACT).

The Embassy of Cuba attended the event, offering to a public coming from the most diverse geographies, a deeper approach to Cuban history, customs and cultural richness.

Tribute paid to Fidel in the African Awareness Month activities at UWI Cave Hill Campus.

A special remembrance of the contribution of the historical leader of the Cuban Revolution, Commander in Chief Fidel Castro, was made by pan-African leaders and academics from the UWI Cave Hill Campus at the opening ceremony of a week of activities (February 19 to 23) as part of the Month of African Awareness, which was organized by the Faculty of Social Sciences.The mention of Fidel made by the Baptist reverends Onkphra Welch and John Howell recognised his permanent internationalist vocation and his decisive role played in the liberation process of several African countries, for which he w

Minister in charge of Tertiary Education in Ghana values as positive his participation in "University 2018"

The Ambassador of Cuba to Ghana, Mr. Pedro L. Despaigne González received Mr. Kwesi Yankah, Minister of State in charge of Tertiary Education in Ghana at the Accra international airport after his participation in “University 2018” event, held in Havana from February 12 to 16.

The Ghanaian Minister expressed his pleasure at the meeting held with the Minister of Higher Education of Cuba, José Ramón Saborido Loidi; as well as with the exchange carried out with a broad representation of more than 200 young Ghanaians who study medicine on the island.

Ambassador of Cuba denounces the effects of the US blockade during exchange with Deputy Prime Minister of The Bahamas

Ambassador of Cuba denounces the effects of the US blockade during exchange with Deputy Prime Minister of The Bahamas

Nassau, February 19th, 2018.- The Ambassador of Cuba to The Bahamas, Ismara Vargas Walter, recently held an exchange with the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of The Bahamas, Hon. Kevin Peter Turnquest, during the celebration of the Spring Festival organized by the Embassy of the People's Republic of China in the Caribbean country.

Cuban Ambassador visits the headquarters of the Trade Union of the Communications Workers of Trinidad and Tobago (CWU).

Port Spain, February 19 .-The Cuban Ambassador visited the headquarters of the Trade Union of the Communications Workers of Trinidad and Tobago (CWU), were was welcomed by its Chairman, Joely Mohamed and his general secretary, Clyde Elder. Other members of the Board of Directors of CWU and Alex González, first secretary of the Embassy of Cuba, were present at the meeting.
During the meeting the parties reiterated their interest in maintaining the solid and long-standing relations of cooperation between both institutions, a reflection of the excellent bilateral relations between both governments and peoples.