Cuba in South Africa

Expressions of support for the Cuban Revolution and repudiation of the blockade continue in South Africa

Cape Town, July 26, 2019.- A demonstration in rejection of the resurgence of the US blockade against Cuba in the South African national Parliament took place on July 26, based in the city of Cape Town, one of the 3 official capitals of South Africa.

The protest was organized by the Friends of Cuba Society (FOCUS) of Cape Town and also participated members of the Communist Party of South Africa and the Association of Veterans Military.

Mandela and Fidel, united in history

Pretoria, July 19, 2019.- Interview with the Ambassador of South Africa in Cuba, Thaninga Pandit Shope-Linney in coordination with the Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples, on the occasion of the 101st anniversary of the birth of Nelson Mandela. Interview for the newspaper Juventud Rebelde (JR)

JR.- What are the main teachings Nelson Rolishlahala Mandela (Madiba) left for South Africa and the world?

Press Statement: Message on the Occasion of International Mandela Day

Pretoria, July18th, 2019.- Cuba celebrates today, along with millions of people around the world, the birth of Nelson Mandela, of whom the Comrade Raul Castro said that "he was recognized as the supreme symbol of dignity and the unwavering consecration to the revolutionary struggle for freedom and justice, as a prophet of unity, reconciliation and peace.”

Press Statement: FOCUS Condemns the Latest USA Aggression against Cuba

Pretoria, 12 July, 2019.- The Friends of Cuba Society (FOCUS) joins millions of people around the world to condemn the latest Trump Administration aggressive measures towards Cuba which aims to extend its illegal blockade against Cuba. The Helms Burton Act of 1996 is now being codified by the Trump Administration to permit lawsuits to be filed in USA courts against Cuban entities.

Declaration by South African Association of Graduated in Cuba on the USA Economic Blockade against Cuba

Pretoria, 9 July, 2019.- We the graduates of Cuba constituted mostly by doctors, health sector professionals and other professions such as engineering, economics, the military, education and others, hereby condemn the economic aggressive inhumane sanctions against the peaceful Republic of Cuba which have been rejected by the international community represented by the United Nation as from 1992 every year until this year (2018) in November.