MEMBERS OF THE ORTODOXA GEORGIANA CHURCH EXPRESS AFFECTS AND SYMPATHY FOR CUBA

Members of the Georgian Orthodox Church expressed admiration and respect for the work, hospitality and humanitarian sense and solidarity of the Cuban people during a meeting with the Cuban ambassador in Georgia, Alfredo Nieves Portuondo.
During the evening, the Cuban diplomat thanked the invitation and highlighted the historical ties of friendship between the Georgian and Cuban people.
The Georgian Orthodox Autocephalous Apostolic Church is the National Church of Georgia and one of the fifteen autocephalous Orthodox communions.

Commemorated the Second Anniversary of the Regional Centre for Development Stimulation of Children, Adolescents and Youth with Special Educational Needs Associated with Disabilities

Within the framework of the celebrations for CARICOM - Cuba Day and on the occasion of the Second Anniversary of the signing of the agreement between Guyana, CARICOM and Cuba for the creation of the Regional Centre for Development Stimulation of Children, Adolescents and Youth with Special Educational Needs Associated with Disabilities, the authorities of the Ministries of Education, Public Health and Foreign Affairs of Guyana, together with officials of the Embassy of Cuba and the Cuban Medical Brigade recognized the work of both the Cuban and Guyanese teams of specialists working in the aforementioned facility, which is a model of the close relationship between CARICOM and Cuba, and an example of the possibilities of South-South cooperation.

 

Relatives of the Center’s patients recognized the progress of the children and adolescents and had words of appreciation to the team of specialists. The Coordinator of the Program for the Guyanese part, Mr. Keon Cheong, recognized, on behalf of the Ministry of Education of Guyana, the work developed by the Cuban specialists. The Chief of the Cuban team of specialists, Dr. Jorge Duvalón, showed a multimedia that summarizes the most significant events in the history of the Centre and its main results achieved to the present.

 

The Ambassador of Cuba affirmed that in two years of work the results are appreciable, both in the work of direct attention to children, adolescents, young people and their families, as well as in the preparation and training of Guyanese personnel, which will allow sustainability and expansion of the Program to the rest of the CARICOM member countries.

Ambassador of Cuba Stresses Important Role of the Common Fund for Commodities during Intervention in the 30th Meeting of the Board of Governors

The Hague, December 12, 2018. The Ambassador of Cuba in the Kingdom of the Netherlands, S.E. Ms. Soraya Alvarez Núñez, during her speech at the 30th meeting of the Board of Governors of the Common Fund for Commodities (CFC), reiterated Cuba's support for the work of the Fund and highlighted the importance and relevance of the work carried out by that organization in the effective implementation of projects of interest and usefulness for developing countries, especially in the regions of Africa, Asia and Latin America.

Cuba reiterates its position in favor of the establishment of an impartial, effective and just international criminal jurisdiction in the 17th Assembly of States Parties to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC)

The Hague, December 12, 2018. The Ambassador of Cuba in the Kingdom of the Netherlands, S.E. Ms. Soraya Alvarez Núñez intervened, as an Observer State, in the general debate of the 17th Assembly of States Parties to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC), which took place between December 5 and 12, in The Hague , Netherlands.

CUBA AND GEORGIA EVALUATE STRENGTHEN COOPERATION IN THE TOURISM SECTOR

Alfredo Nieves Portuondo Cuba Georgia

The Ambassador of the Republic of Cuba in Georgia, Alfredo Nieves Portuondo, and the Deputy Head of the Georgian National Tourism Agency, Rusudan Mamatsashvili, held a meeting to evaluate the cooperation of both nations in that matter, as part of the visit of work that the diplomat develops in this Caucasian nation.
At the meeting, the vice-minister of tourism gave a detailed presentation on the particularities of tourism in Georgia and highlighted that in 2018 more than 7 million tourists arrived in their country.

CUBAN AMBASSADOR HAS CONVERSATIONS IN GEORGIAN PARLIAMENT

Alfredo Nieves Portuondo Cuba Georgia

The Ambassador of Cuba in Georgia, Alfredo Nieves Portuondo, held a meeting with the deputy Guguli Magradze, vice president of the Committee on Education, Science and Culture of the Chamber and president of the Georgian Friendship with Cuba Group.
The parliamentarian referred to the historic friendship relations between Georgia and Cuba and called for developing them in different fields, particularly in the parliamentary aspect.

Cuban Foreign Ministry Director for the U.S. rejects false accusations made by the State Department

The U.S. government acts dishonestly when it expresses concern for the human rights situation in Cuba…If the U.S. was truly interested in the human rights of Cubans, it would not impose a criminal blockade or create obstacles to orderly emigration and consular services
The Cuban Foreign Ministry’s General Director for the United States, Carlos Fernández de Cossío, rejected a document on Cuba published by the U.S. Secretary of State, the evening of December 10, 2018

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