Cuba, CARICOM Seek to Strengthen Relations

Nassau, May 8 (Prensa Latina) With the aim of strengthening their relations, an important meeting between the Ambassador of Cuba in the Bahamas, Ismara Vargas, and the Secretary General of the CARICOM, Irwin LaRocque, took place in this city, today reported Cuban Foreign Ministry.

During the conversation, at the request of the CARICOM’s 21st Meeting of the Council for Foreign and Community Relations, LaRoque highlighted the driving role of Cuba to achieve such strengthening.

Vargas, for his part, pointed out the importance of this international organization in the face of the current regional challenges.

Finally, the Cuban ambassador stressed the active dialogue of her country with the Caribbean community and the important collaboration that Cuba offers to several countries in the area, in sectors such as health, education and sports.

Cuba and CARICOM established diplomatic relations on December 8, 1972 and throughout these almost 46 years, both parties have maintained a joint work for the benefit not only of each other, but also of the region.

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