Cuba in UN

Diaz-Canel reiterates support for Puerto Rico’s independence struggle

Havana, 20 November 2022. Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel expressed solidarity with the Puerto Rican people in their struggle for independence on Saturday and greeted the Nationalist Party of Puerto Rico.

On national television, Diaz-Canel celebrated the 100th anniversary of that political group and distinguished Pedro Albizu Campos (1891-1965) among its members. Albizu was one of the most relevant figures during the 20th century in the fight for “the most powerful empire in history.”

Presidents of Cuba and Algeria report results of meeting

Argel, 18 November 2022. The presidents of Algeria, Abdelmajid Tebboune, and Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel, announced Thursday in Algiers the results of a meeting in which they agreed to boost economic, trade, financial and cooperation ties.

Speaking to the press after the meeting between the two heads of state at the Presidential Palace 'El Muradia', Tebboune told the media that it was decided to cancel the debt services and postpone their repayment to another time.

Cuban president kicks off international tour

Havana, 16 November 2022. Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel kicked off an international tour of countries in Asia, Africa, and Europe on Wednesday.

On Twitter, the president confirmed that he would visit Algeria, Türkiye, Russia, and China in response to official invitations from the leaders of those countries.

The head of State twitted that during the meetings, he would talk about essential issues for Cuba, mainly those related to the electro-energy sector.

President of Cuba celebrates anniversary of Havana

Havana, 16 November 2022. The first mass and town council took place in the shade of a Ceiba tree in 1519, marking the foundation site of San Cristobal de La Habana (Havana), which celebrates its 503rd anniversary on Wednesday.