On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Cuba and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, the SVG / Cuba Friendship Association issued the following Statement:



The St Vincent and the Grenadines/Cuba Friendship Society joins with the Governments and people of both countries in celebrating the 25th anniversary of the formal establishment of diplomatic relations between our respective countries.

Tribute to Martí in Athens

Tribute to Martí in Athens
Athens, May 20: It was a held an emotional Tribute to the national hero and apostle of the independence of Cuba José Martí Pérez, on the bust situated in the square that bears his name in the center of Athens, Greece.
In the event, presented by the Cuban Embassy counselor José Oriol Marrero Martínez, was deposited an offering of white flowers "for the sincere friend who gave me his honest hand”.

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Chairperson for Foreign Affairs at New Zealand Parliament received Ambassador of Cuba

Wellington, May 24 2017- Cuban Ambassador to New Zealand, Mario Alzugaray, paid a courtesy visit to Chairman of the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee at New Zealand Parliament, Todd Muller. During the meeting, held at Parliament Office, both sides had a candid and insightful exchange on diverse world affairs, as well as issues related to the interest of both nations to further improved bilateral links.

Indonesia and Cuba sign Memorandum of Understanding on Health Cooperation

Indonesia and Cuba sign Memorandum of Understanding on Health Cooperation

Geneva, May 24, 2017. The Minister of Health of Indonesia Prof. Dr. Nila F Moeloek and the Vicepresident of the Council of State of Cuba and Minister of Public Health Dr. Roberto Morales Ojeda, signed a Memorandum of Understanding for Health Cooperation. The document becomes the legal basis for the realization of concrete projects that develop links in this area.

Cuba participates in Art and Culture Festival "Vista Latina" in the Trinidadian capital.

Port of Spain, May 26 .- With the participation of more than 400 students from several secondary schools in Trinidad and Tobago, began today the second edition of the festival "Vista Latina" organized by the trinitarian company TRINITICA. The event, whose main objective is to show the young people of the country the diversity and cultural richness of Latin America and the Hispanic Caribbean, had a valuable support from  Caribbean and Central American Embassies in Trinidad and Tobago.


Heberprot-P arrives in the EU

Since being launched on the international market, Heberprot-P has been registered in more than 20 countries and used to treat some 250,000 people worldwide

A delegation of Cuban health professionals arrived to Slovakia May 24, where they will offer assistance in the application of Heberprot-P, a unique medication developed by the island’s Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology Center (CIGB) to treat diabetic foot ulcers, according to a report published on the Cuban Foreign Ministry website.