Embassy of Cuba in Barbados

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Until Victory for Ever, Commander in Chief
Friday, November 25, 2016

 Raúl's words: "Today November 25, at 10:29 p.m., the Commander-in-Chief of the Cuban Revolution Fidel Castro Ruz died." In compliance with the expressed will of Fidel, his remains will be cremated. Saturday morning, the organizing committee of the funeral will provide our people with detailed information on the organization of the posthumous Homage that will be taxed to the founder of the Cuban Revolution. »

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Cuban expert conducts agricultural consultancy in Barbados with FAO sponsorship.
Saturday, November 5, 2016

Dr. Yoel Beovides García, a research scientist at the National Research Institute of Tropical Roots (INIVIT) in Cuba, worked for two weeks in Barbados in a consultancy hosted by the FAO Subregional Office, which became an excellent contribution to the promotion and development of the cassava and other tubers industry, as well as technological transfer to local producers for the preparation of animal feed, particularly pigs, goats and sheep. Following the successful holding of two workshops at Barbadian agricultural facilities, the Cuban expert's fruitful stay concluded with a debriefing led by FAO officials for the Caribbean, Extavour Vermarán and Lopez Vyjayanthi, to establish new guidelines of work and cooperation in the short and medium terms, including CARDI's participation. During the closing meeting, the Cuban Ambassador to Barbados participated in a teleconference with the FAO Regional Director from Panama, ratifying his government's willingness to extend triangular cooperation for the benefit of sister nations of the Caribbean, where specialists from INIVIT and the Ministry of Agriculture of Cuba have executed three projects like this in the last two years.

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Launched at UWI the book Caribbean Popular Culture. Mention to the Cuban writer Rogelio Martínez Furé.
Friday, November 4, 2016

With Professor Emeritus Gordon Rohlehr as special guest, who shares the book "Caribbean Popular Culture: Power, Politics and Action" with the speaker Aaron Kanmugisha, and the participation of the publisher Yanique Hume, a select audience UWI-Cave Hill Campus to share the experiences of the protagonists that outline and recreate our Caribbean identity. The event highlighted the participation in the collective of authors of the Portuguese writer Rogelio Martínez Furé, ethnologist, folklorist, researcher, singer and dancer, who deserved the Cuban Literature Award 2015. The Cuban Ambassador in Barbados was invited to the event and received a copy of the work to be transferred to the patrimony of The House of the Americas in Havana, whose Director of the Caribbean Studies Centre, Camila Valdés León, visited Barbados in recent days establishing very productive contacts with numerous academic, intellectual and artistic personalities on the island.

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Barbadian Health Minister highlights possibilities to expand cooperation with Cuba.
Monday, October 31, 2016

The Minister of Health of Barbados, Dr. John Boyce, emphasized the high quality of the Cuban public health system and the opportunities identified during his recently concluded visit to Havana to expand bilateral cooperation. During a political event of the ruling Democratic Labour Party (DLP), which was attended by several government ministers, Boyce highlighted the excellent organized program, the fruitful dialogue with his Cuban counterpart, Dr. Roberto Morales, and the exchange that occurred on the visits made to various health institutions. To thank Cuban Ambassador for all the attention received, he noted that new opportunities to extend existing cooperation were identified, all of which is under evaluation.

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Caribbean Labour Congress to approve a resolution for lifting the US blockade against Cuba.
Sunday, October 30, 2016

Asokore Beckles, one of the leaders of the National Union of Public Workers Barbados (NUPW), elected Assistant Secretary General of the Caribbean Congress of Labour (CCL) during its 19th Triennial Delegates Meeting held in Antigua and Barbuda, delivered to Cuban Ambassador in Barbados a copy of the resolution adopted by the regional trade union body joining the international clamor for the "full, immediate and unconditional lifting of the blockade imposed by the United States of America against Cuba". The CCL, which brings together 32 organizations from 17 countries in the region also decided to deploy a public campaign on this issue and asked the American union AFL/CIO to raise that requirement to the US Congress. The original document signed by members of Congress will be delivered to the Workers' Central Union of Cuba.

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