Cuba in Zambia

M’membe eulogises Raul Castro.

By The Mast  April 19, 2021.  SOCIALIST Party president Fred M’membe has described former Cuban president and member of the generational leadership of the Revolution, Raul Castro, as a man who has stood steadfast for 62 years. Raul, Cuba’s four-star Army General, has announced his resignation as First Secretary of the Cuban Communist Party.

Cuba asks US to cease its discrediting campaign.

By The Mast, on April 9, 2021. CUBA has cautioned the United States of America against denting the Caribbean Island’s human rights record. On Monday this week, Cuba’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs general director in charge of US affairs Carlos Fernández de Cossío, summoned the United States Charge d’Affaires, Timothy Zúñiga-Brown.

MINREX press release.

Cubaminrex, Havana, April 5th, 2021.- On Monday afternoon, the General Director in charge of the United States of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Carlos Fernández de Cossío, summoned the United States Charge d'Affaires, Timothy Zúñiga-Brown, to whom he conveyed the rejection of the misleading and politicized allegations that the 2020 State Department report on Human Rights made about Cuba.

Editorial: A decree on national programme for the advancement of women.

By The Mast (Editorial) on April 1, 2021.  Gender equality will remain a pipedream in our country without political will – practical undertakings. Leaders can read speeches, devoid of action it will all be rhetoric. José Marti once said, “The best way to say is to do.” We are encouraged by Cuba’s action to decree women advancement. President Miguel Díaz-Canel last week signed a decree establishing a national programme for the advancement of women. The programme addresses seven key areas that include economic empowerment.