Cuba in Trinidad and Tobago

A week of academic exchanges between the University of Havana and the University of West Indies (UWI).

Port of Spain, 9 November, 2015.- From 2nd to 7th of November, hosted by the Office of the Principal of the University of the West Indies and the Institute of International Relations at the university, a group of Cuban professors and researchers visited Trinidad and Tobago academic exchanges related to Cuba. The delegation was headed by Antonio Romero, president of the Chair of "Norman Girvan" Caribbean Studies at the University of Havana.

Cuba and the Caribbean: Challenges on Regional Development.

Port of Spain, November 8, 2015. The Seminar entitled “The Caribbean, Cuba and the challenges for Regional Development”, jointly coordinated with the Institute of International Relations (IIR of the University of the West Indies and the Embassy of the Republic of Cuba. Included in this seminar, were presentations delivered by several noted academics, including Dr. Antonio F. Romero Gomez, Chair of “Norman Girvan” Centre for Caribbean Studies, University of Havana (UH); Dr Marlen Sánchez, Senior Researcher at the Centre for International Economic Studies, UH; Milagros Elena Martínez Reinosa, Assistant Researcher and Associate Professor, UH; Dr Omar E. Pérez, Senior Lecturer at the Centre for the Study of the Cuban Economy, UH and Santiago Pérez Benítez, Researcher at the Research Centre for International Policy, UH.

Official of the Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples (ICAP) develops intensive work program in Trinidad and Tobago.

Port of Spain, 29 October.- The official of the Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples (ICAP) Yamil Martinez Marrero, in charge of the Eastern Caribbean countries in this institution, culminated today an intense and fruitful three days working visit to Trinidad and Tobago, which among its main goals were to update the movement of solidarity with Cuba, political parties and labor movements with a comprehensive socio-economic situation on Cuba in its current political context and exchange on possible initiatives in support of Cuba for the next year.