Havana, Cuba. – Representatives of Cuba and the member States of the Caribbean Community celebrated CARICOM-Cuba Day, the 47th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties.
Salvador Valdés Mesa, Vice President of the Republic of Cuba, presided over the ceremony at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, where the chargé d’affaires of Barbados, Philip Sant Hill, recalled the decision of Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados, Guyana and Jamaica to establish their relations with Havana and break the isolation that the United States intended to impose on it.
On behalf of the CARICOM nations, he thanked Cuba for its permanent support, especially in the areas of health, education, agriculture, sports and natural disasters.
Ana Teresita González, Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs, ratified the commitment to solidarity with her neighbors, and affirmed that these ties will continue to be a priority of the Revolution’s foreign policy.
(Taken from Radio Reloj in Spanish)