Meeting among former prisoners in Somalia during the Ethio-Somali war

Addis Ababa, October 2018.  An emotional meeting took place at the Embassy of Cuba between the Cuban Colonel Orlando Cardoso Villavicencio, Hero of the Republic of Cuba --former prisoner in Somalia-- and a group of 50 Ethiopians who shared same period in the Somali prisons. In attendace the Hero of the Republic of Cuba and one of the Cuban Five, Fernando González Llort. 

Both parties refrerred the spirit of mutual solidarity and comradeship experienced during those difficult moments.

Cuban delegation to the 40th anniversary attended a photo exhibition opening

Addis Ababa.  A photo exhibition was inaugurated in the Addis Ababa Museum on the experiences of the then young Ethiopians that travelled to Cuba since 1978 as part of the bilateral educational program.

One of the images remember the visit of the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution Fidel Castro to the schools of the Ethiopian students in the Isle of Youth.

During the event, the Cuban Colonel Orlando Cardoso Villavicencio launched his book "Reto a la soledad" where he remembered his years of imprisonment in Somalia during and after the Ethio-Somali war.

Friendship Association Iran-Cuba projects important solidarity activities

Tehran, October 23, 2018. Junior Peñalver, 3rd Secretary of the Embassy of Cuba in Iran received at our headquarters Hadi Khansari, President of the Iran-Cuba Friendship Association, with which he reviewed the last activities carried out by said solidarity organization. Both projected important activities and actions that in the short and medium term, will be developed jointly to strengthen the brotherhood between our peoples and governments.