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ASC Secretary General calls to develop strategies and move forward

ACS Secretary General calls to develop strategies and move forward

Submitted by editor on Fri, 03/10/2017 - 16:21


HAVANA, March 10, 2017. – The Association of Caribbean States (ACS) Secretary General June Soomer called the member states of the association to regroup, develop strategies and move forward. The meeting, in which Cuba will transfer the ACS pro tempore presidency to Venezuela, is taking place at the Habana Libre Tryp hotel of Havana.

Dr. Soomer thanked her ratification as Secretary General of the Association. She said that she will promote good human relations and the excellence to work like a team, and she said that she will give the ACS visibility, since her purpose is to make the people and the governments know the organization.

The ACS Secretary General began her address paying tribute to the former President of Haiti René Preval. She said that the ACS joins the peoples and the governments of the Caribbean to express the deepest condolences for the decease of that great son President Preval was. (Cubaminrex)  


Official photo of the twenty second of the ACS Ministerial Meeting

Official Photo of the Twenty Second ACS Ministerial Meeting

Submitted by editor on Fri, 03/10/2017 - 15:43


CUBA, March 10, 2017 .- The official photo of the twenty second Ordinary Meeting of the Council of Ministers of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS), held in Cuba, was taken in front of the famous ‘El carro de la Revolución’ Mural located on the first floor of the Habana Libre Tryp hotel, in the populated Havana’s Vedado neighborhood.

The emblematic work is allegorical to the Cuban Revolution it is composed of 555 hand-made independent pottery parts and then assembled in 1973 in its current location. Its author, the outstanding painter and ceramist Alfredo Sosabravo is one of the 20th century Cuban art avant-garde artists, and he is a National Plastic Arts Prizewinner.

The twenty second Association of Caribbean States Ordinary Meeting of the Council of Ministers, inaugurated in the presence of Cuba’s President Raúl Castro Ruz, has confirmed the steady process of strengthening and dynamism the ACS has been displaying, especially after the 7th Summit, held in June 2016 in Havana, as a space for concerted actions, cooperation and peace for the region. (Cubaminrex)


The Caribbean can always count on Cuba

The Caribbean Can Always Count on Cuba

Submitted by editor on Fri, 03/10/2017 - 12:24

Opening speech by Foreign Affairs Minister of the Republic of Cuba Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla at the twenty second ordinary meeting of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS) Council of Ministers


First ACS Cooperation Conference inaugurated in Havana

First ACS Cooperation Conference Inaugurated

Submitted by editor on Wed, 03/08/2017 - 18:36


CUBA, March 8, 2017. – Focusing on the struggle against climate change, transport, and maritime connectivity, the 1st Cooperation conference of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS) is kicking off today in Havana.

As Cuba’s Vice-minister of Foreign AffairsRogelio Sierra said these two areas of the ACS work will be at the core of the debates in this first meeting to take place in Habana Libre Tryp hotel in the Cuban capital city.

The Cuban Vice-minister said on a press conference, that essential topics for the area like tourism and trade will be discussed at the event.


Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago attends the welcoming reception to the Cuban National Folkloric Ensemble

Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago attends the welcoming reception to  the National Folkloric Ensemble of Cuba.

Port of Spain, March 5. - The National Folkloric Group of Cuba began its work program in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago with a colorful and emotional welcome by its Trinidadian hosts, an event which included the presence of the Honorable Keith Rowley, Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, and two other Trinidadian ministers from the Portfolios of Commerce and Public Works. The Cuban cultural delegation, made up of 35 artists and directors of the laureate company, arrives in Trinidad and Tobago, invited by the "Success Laventille" Secondary School, located in one of the humblest regions of the Trinidadian capital, which has been promoting and leading a fruitful educational-cultural program which began in 2015 with the visit to Cuba of his musical band of Steel Pan, a national Trinidadian instrument. To achieve its objective, Success Laventille School has enjoyed the enthusiastic support of the Cuban Embassy in the Caribbean country and the Ministry of Education and the Trinidadian Chancellery, as well as the sponsorship of a diverse representation of public and private companies of the Caribbean country.