The Embassy of Cuba and the Government of Belize today held a farewell ceremony for thirteen young Belizeans travelling to Cuba to pursue studies in medicine, dentistry and health technologies as part of the CUBA – CARICOM program through which Cuba provides scholarships to citizens of its sister nations in CARICOM. The ceremony was hosted at the Embassy of Cuba in Belize City where Cuba’s Ambassador to Belize, Lissette Perez Perez, spoke to the media.
Lissette Perez Perez – Cuba’s Ambassador to Belize
Dominica, Roseau, August 28, 2017. As part of the Cuba-CARICOM Agreement, 14 Dominican students traveled to Cuba to attend university. As every year, a group of Dominican students begin higher education in Cuba as part of the human resources training program that the island has been developing for several years with several Caribbean nations.
Yesterday night, August 28th, in the Cuban Embassy in this brother country, it took place a farewell activity for the 5 students of the Lao People's Democratic Republic who were beneficiaries of the scholarships granted by Cuba to study the medical profession in the Latin American School of Medicine (ELAM). The students are YAYOUAKHA HOUATOUXAY, PHOUTMANY KEOMITHONG, MAIVUE KIATOU, CHEEMENGLEE BELEE and Ms. SOUDALANH KEOATSAVONG.
Statement by H. E. Mr. Pedro Luis Pedroso Cuesta, Ambasssador, Permanent Representative of Cuba to the Office of the United Nations in Geneva and other international organizations based in Switzwerland at the Plenary meeting of the Conference on Disarmament. August 29, 2017, Geneva
First of all, I would like to wish you success as President of the Conference on Disarmament. In addition, I would like to support the statements made by the Group of 21 countries during the current year.
Ulaanbaatar. August 29, 2017. Cubans residents in Ulaanbaatar, young Mongolian graduates in Cuba and other friends of solidarity held the 91st anniversary of the birth of Commander-in-Chief Fidel Castro Ruz, at the Cuban Embassy. Cuban Ambassador Raúl Delgado Concepcion highlighted in his words the extraordinary work and contribution of the Commander in Chief, for Cuba and for the world as one of the most important political figures in history.
Cuban Minister of Education Dr. Ena Elsa Velázquez Cobiella, arrived in Harare, the capital of Zimbabwe, invited by her Zimbabwean counterpart Dr. Lazarus Dokora, to participate in the 3rd International Education Conference in this city, which will take place between the 30 August and September 1, 2017
Canberra- August 28, 2017
On the occasion of the 13th Latin American Film Festival in Australia, a selection of 13 films will be presented, including the Cuban film La Bella del Alhambra, which was presented by the First Secretary of the Cuban Embassy Jorge Enrique Trujillo Hernández.
The film was very popular among the Australian public, members of the Association of Solidarity with Cuba and part of the diplomatic corps there.
New York, 28 August 2017. During her intervention in the general debate on the Annual Report of the United Nations Security Council, the Deputy Permanent Representative of Cuba to the United Nations, Ambassador Ana Silvia Rodríguez Abascal, reiterated Cuba's call for an urgent reform of the Council in order to achieve a truly transparent, representative, democratic and efficient organ.