Cuba in South Africa

STATEMENT BY RODOLFO BENÍTEZ VERSON, AMBASSADOR OF CUBA TO THE NEHAWU INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS COMMITTEE MEETING

18 April 2018

Dear Comrades and friends,

Thank you very much for the invitation to make a presentation on Cuba to this meeting.

Before referring to my country, I think it is important to make some comments on the current international situation. Let me just mention a few statistics.

815 million persons in the world suffer today from chronic hunger, tens of millions more than in 2015.  Every day 18 000 children die of poverty and 760 million adults are illiterate.There are 22.5 million refugees.

STATEMENT BY THE SOUTH AFRICAN COMMUNIST PARTY ON THE ELECTION OF A NEW PRESIDENT OF CUBA

STATEMENT BY THE SOUTH AFRICAN COMMUNIST PARTY ON THE ELECTION OF A NEW PRESIDENT OF CUBA

The South African Communist Party (Sacp) congratulates the Communist Party of Cuba, the Cuban Revolution and the Cuban people for the properly managed, unifying and democratic leadership transition marked on Wednesday, 19 April 2018 by the election of Comrade Miguel Mario Díaz Canel Bermúdez as the President of the Council of State.

Ambassador of Cuba speaks about Cuito Cuanavale

On March 28, Ambassador of Cuba, Rodolfo Benítez Verson, addressed the participants of the “Southern Africa Ministerial Roundtable on the UNESCO/AU Roads to Independence”, in commemoration of the 30th Anniversary of the battle of Cuito Cuanavale.

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