Further Collaboration Between Barbados & Cuba

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Barbados and Cuba will continue their bilateral relations and explore possibilities for further cross-sectoral collaboration. This was emphasised on Monday, during a courtesy call by Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cuba, Rogelio Sierra Díaz on Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley, at Parliament. Prime Minister Mottley outlined education, health, culture, heritage and tourism as areas ripe for …

A Bright Future For Barbados & Cuba

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Cuba has vowed to continue working with Barbados and other Caribbean countries to seek compensation for slavery. Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cuba, Rogelio Sierra Diaz, made this declaration after the symbolic laying of a wreath at the Emancipation Statue, Haggatt Hall, St. Michael, today. He was joined by Deputy Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of …

Wreath To Be Laid At Emancipation Statue

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A Cuban Ministerial delegation, led by Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Rogelio Sierra Díaz, will lay a wreath at the Emancipation Statue, Haggatt Hall, St Michael on Monday, June 11 at 10:15 a.m. The gesture is symbolic of the solidarity and friendship between the people of Barbados and Cuba. Cuban officials will make remarks and are expected to take questions from …

CARICOM & Cuba Expand Market Access

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CARICOM and the Republic of Cuba have committed to providing greater market access for goods under the existing trading arrangement between the two sides. CARICOM Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, and Cuban Ambassador to CARICOM, Julio Cesar Gonzalez Marchante, have signed the Second Protocol to the Trade and Economic Cooperation Agreement between the Caribbean Community and the Republic of Cuba in …

International Book Fair In Havana, Cuba

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The Caribbean will get the opportunity to be exposed to more aspects of Cuban literary culture and other areas of the arts during the 27th edition of the International Book Fair in Havana, Cuba. The event, themed: Leer es crecer (Reading is Growing), began yesterday, Thursday, February 1, and is being held in the Fortress of San Carlos de La …

B’dos’ Ambassador To Cuba Presents Credentials

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Barbados’ Ambassador to the Republic of Cuba, Donna Forde, presented her credentials on Thursday, January 25, to Cuba’s Vice President of the Council of State, Gladys Bejerano Portela, Vice President Bejerano Portela expressed Cuba’s appreciation for the positive and fruitful relations which the two countries have enjoyed since establishing diplomatic relations in December 1972. The Vice President commended the Barbados …

45 Years Of Cuba & Barbados Relations

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Barbados has assured Cuba of its support, as that country continues to protest against the economic blockade imposed by the United States. The assurance came from Prime Minister Freundel Stuart, as he received Member of the Secretariat of the Communist Party of Cuba and Head of the Department of International Relations of its Central Committee, Dr. Jose Ramon Belaguer Cabrera, …

Barbadian Students Safe After Irma

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All of the Barbadian students who are presently residing in Cuba, attending educational institutions in that country have been accounted for and are reported to be safe. This information was relayed to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade by Barbados’ Embassy in Cuba today, following the passage of Hurricane Irma. Hurricane Irma, which had, a few days earlier …

Cuba Can Help Strengthen Region

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The most fitting testament of solidarity between Cuba and the Caribbean would be their active collaboration to strengthen the region’s domestic, regional and global agendas. Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Maxine McClean, expressed this view while addressing a cocktail reception on Tuesday at the Grande Salle, to mark the 58th Anniversary of the Triumph of the Cuban Revolution. …

PM Signs Condolence Book At Embassy

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Prime Minister Freundel Stuart today signed the Book of Condolence at the Cuban Embassy for the Commandant in Chief and Leader of the Cuban Revolution, Dr. Fidel Castro Ruz, who died on Friday, November 25. The Book of Condolence was opened this afternoon, and during the mourning period, until Sunday, December 4, Barbadians may visit the Embassy at #13 Edge …