Cuba in USA

Dynamic test is carried out for voting abroad on the referendum for the Family Code

Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla reported on Twitter that he successfully concluded the dynamic test for the referendum vote on the Family Code that took place this Sunday among Cubans on diplomatic missions or work commitments abroad.

The Special Electoral Commission of the Minrex informs that the conditions for the development of the referendum process are guaranteed, said Rodríguez Parrilla.

World Council of Churches calls for the exclusion of Cuba from the list of states sponsors of terrorism

The Canadian reverend, Christopher Ferguson, reported that the World Council of Churches passed a resolution this Thursday in which they ask to remove Cuba from the US list of countries that sponsor terrorism, administered by the US State Department.

"We ask that Cuba be removed from the list of states that sponsor terrorism and that the churches be accompanied as prophetic voices of peace, hope, cooperation and mutual respect," says the initiative presented by the Presbyterian Church of Cuba, supported by the Presbyterian Church of Colombia, the United States and Canada.

Technical exchange held between Cuba’s Border Guard Troops and the U.S. Coast Guard Service

On September 8 and 9, a technical exchange between Cuba's Border Guard Troops and the United States Coast Guard Service was held in Havana, with the objective of exchanging on ways to increase operational cooperation between both services regarding the combat against migrant smuggling, illegal migration and drug trafficking, as well as search and
maritime rescue operations.

Visit of Senior Cuban Diplomats to Connecticut Begins Today

By: Diario Latinoamericano

Today, September 9, Ambassador Pedro Luis Pedroso Cuesta, permanent representative of Cuba to the United Nations, together with Ambassador Yuri A. Gala, Minister Counselor Roberto Hernández and Second Secretary Ernesto Sierra, began a visit to Connecticut, with stops in Hamden, Hartford, Middletown, Willimantic, and New Haven.

Cuban Embassy officials visit Arkansas rice country

LITTLE ROCK, AR – Tuesday, representatives from the Cuban Embassy to the United States spent the day visiting with the U.S. rice industry throughout Arkansas in coordination with USA Rice. Amid growing interest in Cuba to import U.S. rice and other agricultural products, the Embassy staff sought a firsthand look at how Arkansas grows, harvests, and processes rice and other commodities.