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Cuba grants Scholarships to Saint Lucia

Castries, August 13, 2018. According to the Scholarship Plan of Cuba approved for 2018, the Embassy of Cuba in Saint Lucia concluded the process of granting a total of thirteen (13) Scholarships to Saint Lucia in the specialties of Medicine, Dentistry and Post-Graduate Medical Scholarships. The selected Saint Lucian students signed the commitment to the Code of Ethics to be observed in the Cuban Higher Education Centers and received their Scholarship Files.

Saint Lucia receives Cuban cooperation in education.

Castries, March 1, 2018. The Minister of Education, Innovation, Gender Relations and Sustainable Development of Saint Lucia, Dr. Gale Tracy Christiane Rigobert and the Cuban Ambassador in that island, Jorge Francisco Soberon Luis, signed on Monday, the 19th of February 2018, in the offices of the Saint Lucian Government, the Memorandum of Understanding for bilateral cooperation in education.

Saint Lucia recognizes the Cuban Medical Cooperation.

Castries, November 2, 2017. Senator the Honourable Mary Isaac, Minister for Health and Wellness, received the Cuban Ambassador, Jorge Francisco Soberon Luis, who presented the Minister with the invitation to participate in the International Health Convention "Cuba Salud 2018" and the "Health for All" Fair, to take place in April 2018 in Havana.

During the meeting, the positive state and perspectives of Cuban medical cooperation were confirmed.

Cuban Ambassador receives Saint Lucian parliamentary leader.

The Cuban Ambassador in Saint Lucia, Jorge Soberon, received on October 4, 2017, at the diplomatic mission, the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, the Honorable Leonne Theodore-John. During the meeting, the friendly relationship between the two countries and the support of the Saint Lucian House of Assembly for the development of cooperation were confirmed, particularly in the areas of health and education.

Cuban Ambassador visits artisans from Choiseul.

The purpose of the visit was to assess the possible exchange of experiences between artisans from Cuba and Choiseul. Accompanied Ambassador Jorge Soberon the parliamentarian representing that district, Minister Bradly Felix. The tour took place during the celebration season of the Creole culture in Saint Lucia and allowed to verify the skill of the artisans. Craft is an activity that offers opportunities for the development of cultural relations and collaboration between the two Caribbean countries.

Political leader of the Labor Party SLP denounces the Blockade.

The statement came as part of the speech delivered by the parliamentarian, Opposition Leader and Political Leader of the Labor Party of Saint Lucia (SLP), Philip J. Pierre, during the open session of the annual Conference of Delegates of that political organization, which took place on October 8, 2017, in the district of Vieux Fort South. Pierre called the blockade a cruel policy and called for its elimination. He wished the rapid recovery of Cuba after the passage of Hurricane Irma.

Saint Lucian TV station "DBS" broadcasts an interview about the Blockade.

The Saint Lucian TV channel, "DBS", broadcasted in its primetime on the night of October 30, 2017, the interview with the Cuban ambassador in Saint Lucia, Jorge Soberon, about the vote on the draft resolution entitled "Need to put end to the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States of America against Cuba", which will take place next Tuesday, November 1, within the framework of the 72nd Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations (UN).

Saint Lucian Minister participates in FIHAV 2017.

Castries, October 30, 2017. The Saint Lucian Minister responsible for foreign trade, Bradly Felix, heads the delegation of his country that is participating in the most important commercial fair in Cuba (FIHAV), whose new edition was inaugurated on October 30 in Havana to continue developing trade and investments.

During his visit, the Minister will witness the signing of the memorandum of understanding between the Cuban Chamber of Commerce and the Trade Export Promotion Agency (TEPA) of that island in the eastern Caribbean.

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