Fidel Castro made a rare public appearance on August 13 at his 90th birthday gala, after the leader of the 1959 revolution thanked fellow Cubans for their well wishes and lambasted his old foe the United States in a column carried by state-run media.
Retired Cuban leader Fidel Castro emerged from seclusion on April 19 to muse about death and provide encouragement to his followers, in a rare speech at the closing of a Communist Party congress in Havana.
A ceremony was held in Hanoi on April 19 to mark the 55th anniversary of Cuba’s Giron victory (April 19, 1961).
President Barack Obama will meet dissidents and President Raul Castro in Cuba next month, the White House said on February 18, announcing a historic trip that will be another major step toward ending decades of animosity between former Cold War foes.
Cuban and US officials on December 8 will begin to untangle one of the most complex obstacles to normalization of relations between the two countries: the claims of Americans whose property was nationalized after the 1959 revolution and Cuban counterclaims for damages caused by the US trade embargo.
(VOV) - On November 30, a large gathering of officials, experts and students from the two nations celebrated the 55th anniversary of Vietnam-Cuba diplomatic ties (December 2, 1960 – 2015) at a get-together in Hanoi.
President Truong Tan Sang held talks with President Raul Castro Ruz in Havana, Cuba on September 29 (Cuba time) following his official welcome ceremony, seeking to bolster the fraternal solidarity and comprehensive cooperation between Vietnam and Cuba.
Vietnam is resolved to continuously deepen the traditional solidarity and comprehensive cooperation with Cuba, President Truong Tan Sang told President of the National Assembly of People’s Power of Cuba Esteban Lazo on September 29.
President Truong Tan Sang’s visit to Cuba aims to intensify political relations and economic links between the two countries, said Vietnamese Ambassador to Cuba Duong Minh.
(VOV) - President Truong Tan Sang pays an official visit to Cuba from September 28-30 at the invitation of Cuban President of the State Council and the Council of Ministers Raul Castro.
President Truong Tan Sang will pay an official visit to Cuba from September 28-30 at the invitation of Cuban President of the State Council and the Council of Ministers Raul Castro.
Vietnamese painter Le Dinh Quy has presented the Cuban Embassy in Vietnam with a portrait of Cuban leader Fidel Castro on the occasion of his 89th birthday (August 13).
(VOV) - July 20 turned a page in the US-Cuba relationship. After 54 years Cuba reopened its embassy in Washington. In Havana, a bronze board that read “US Interests Section” was removed and replaced with one that said “US Embassy”.
The United States and Cuba formally agreed on July 1 to restore diplomatic relations on July 20, setting up a trip to Havana by John Kerry, who would become the first US secretary of state to visit the country in 70 years.
The Vietnam National Museum of History officially opened an exhibition displaying photos, documents and objects highlighting instances of international support for Vietnam during its revolutionary wars from 1954-1975 on April 24.
(VOV) - The Vietnam-Cuba Friendship Association on April 10 celebrated the 54th anniversary of Cuba’s victory, which successfully repelled a 1,500-strong mercenary invading force, attempting to overthrow the government of Fidel Castro.
The training and education supplement of the Argentinean Resumen Latinoamericano magazine has recently released a special issue on the late Vietnamese President Ho Chi Minh on the occasion of his 125th birthday (May 19).
Senior Lieutenant General Mai Quang Phan, Deputy Director of the Vietnam People’s Army’s General Department of Politics, hosted a reception in Hanoi on January 26 for a visiting delegation of relatives of the Cuban martyrs who sacrificed their lives for the Cuban independence.
(VOV) - Ideological similarities and moral examples set by late President Ho Chi Minh and Argentinean guerrilla fighter Ernesto Che Guevara were featured at a seminar held in Buenos Aires, Argentina on June 5.
Vietnam and Cuba have issued a joint press release on the occasion of Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung’s visit to Cuba at the invitation of President of the State Council and Council of Ministers, Raul Castro Ruz.