Cuba in Trinidad and Tobago

Cuba vigorously protests United States of America’s granting of asylum to an aircraft hijacker

Statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

On 27 February 2023, the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Carlos Fernández de Cossío, summoned the United States Chargé D’Affaires, Benjamin Ziff, to the Ministry, to formally convey Cuba’s vigorous protest at the granting of political asylum to the Cuban citizen Rubén Martínez Machado, perpetrator of the hijacking of a Cuban civil aircraft on 21 October 2022. 

Political Leader of the MSJ advocates before CARICOM for the lifting of the blockade.

Port of Spain, February 17, 2023. The leader of the Movement for Social Justice of Trinidad and Tobago, David Abdulah sent an open letter to the leaders of CARICOM, in which, among other reflections, he encourages them to work together with Canada with a view to urging the President of the United States to annul the measures adopted by former President Donald Trump to intensify the blockade and to exclude Cuba from the list of countries that allegedly sponsor terrorism.

Cuba and Algeria consolidate bilateral relations.

Havana, Feb 14 (RHC) Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez received at the Palace of the Revolution His Excellency Abdelhak Saihi, Minister of Health of Algeria, and the delegation accompanying him to the 23rd Session of the Joint Intergovernmental Commission between the two countries and the bilateral business forum.

Cuban President’s visit to Belize acknowledges strong bilateral ties.

Belmopan, Feb 12 (RHC) Belizean Prime Minister John Briceño affirmed on Sunday that Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel's visit is another example of the existing bilateral ties.

Before these words, the Belizean head of State welcomed the Cuban president at an extraordinary joint session of the National Assembly, the first of its kind on a Sunday, and held outside Belmopan since the city became the country’s capital.

The Havana International Book Fair is here.

To the delight of the Cuban family, the Havana International Book Fair, one of the most awaited cultural events in Cuba and which every year is well attended by the population, especially by young people and children, has begun.