Cuba's Ambassador, Vilma Reyes Valdespino, received Hon. Saboto Caesar Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and his Advisor Philemon Allen on May 24th, at the headquarters of the diplomatic mission.
During the talks the Vincentian Minister thanked Cuba for the technical assistance given last year, 2015, in the field of artificial insemination, as a result of which were born several dozen calves on Vincentian farms.
On the occasion of the change of the head of the Cuban medical Brigade in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, the Ambassador Vilma Reyes organized, at the headquarters of the diplomatic mission, a work lunch with the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Environment of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, the outgoing head of the Medical Brigade, BSC Dr. Clara Elsie González and the new head of the Medical Brigade, Dr. Hilda Ponce.
With a combative and patriotic activity at the Cuban diplomatic headquarters, the Vincentian Government authorities, the Association of friendship San Vicente-Cuba, the Association of Vincentian graduates in Cuba and Cuban residents Association, commemorated the 55th anniversary of the first defeat of imperialism in America.
In the framework of the activity, organized by the Embassy of Cuba, to commemorate the 55th anniversary of the victory of Giron, the Friendship Association of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines-Cuba, issued a statement in which, referring to the epic of Giron, points out that, in what has perhaps been the greatest rejection of an invading force in the Western Hemisphere during the 20th century, the young Cuban revolutionaries, who had taken power, just two years earlier, mobilized and led the people to definitely defeat the invading force.