Kingston, Jamaica, June 23, 2022. The Honorable Olivia Grange, Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sports of Jamaica received the Cuban Ambassador Fermín Quiñones Sánchez on Wednesday morning, at the headquarters of his ministry. The Minister was accompanied by the Minister of State Alando Terrelongue, the permanent secretary Denzil Thorpe and other directors and officials of the sector.
Havana, June 21, 2022.- The Minister of Foreign Affairs Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, ratified Cuba's firm commitment to nuclear disarmament, speaking at the opening day of the First Meeting of States of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Weapons Nuclear, which takes place from June 21 to 23 in Vienna, Austria.
The Cuban representative highlighted that the entry into force of the Treaty, on January 22, 2021, marked a milestone, as it is the first international legal instrument to establish that nuclear weapons are not only inhuman, immoral and ethically indefensible; but also illegal.
Monrovia, June 23, 2022 - The Cuban Head of Mission in Liberia Mercedes L. Martínez Herrera held a pleasant and profitable meeting with Senator Conmany Wesseh, chairman of the International Relations Committee of the Liberian Senate, and Ambassador Medina Esq Wesseh, Secretary General of the regional organization "Union of Rio Mano".
Our Consulate had the joy of receiving this Thursday the Director of "Septeto Son", Tero Toivanen, who has been promoting Cuban´s traditional music in Finland for 40 years. Accompanied by his wife María, with whom he has formed a Cuban-Finnish family, Tero as his friends know him, shared information about the Group's recent projects and his next trip to Cuba, which he considers his second home.
New York, 23 June 2022. Yamila González Ferrer, PhD., Cuban candidate to the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), has just been elected as an expert to this body for term 2023-2026.
The Cuban expert was elected with 143 votes from Member States of the United Nations. She was the candidate with the highest number of votes in her favor.
Riyadh, June 23rd - Ambassador Vladimir Gonzalez was received at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates of the Republic of Yemen by the Undersecretary for Political Affairs, Dr. Mansour Ali Bagash. In this occasion, they widely exchanged on the last developments in their respective countries and also about the interest of the Cuban and Yemeni authorities in continuing to promote bilateral relations in different spheres, despite the prevailing difficult circumstances.
Belize City, June 21, 2022.- The Cuban ambassador María Caridad Balaguer Labrada held a meeting with Mrs. Merilyn Young, president of the National Institute of Culture and History of Belize (NICH). During the fraternal meeting, they highlighted the historical cultural exchanges between the two countries and the possibility of cooperation in areas of interest, as well as the realization of joint activities that allow the Belizean people to learn about the rich Cuban culture and its Caribbean identity.