Cuban President Raul Castro arrives in Costa Rica.  Photo: Casa Presidencial
Cuban President Raul Castro’s arrival in Costa Rica. Photo: Casa Presidencial

QCOSTARICA – Costa Rica’s vice-president, Ana Helena Chacon, described today as excellent relations with Cuba when she received the Cuban President, Raul Castro, at the Juan Santamaría (San José) international airport.

Castro was the first of the Presidential arrivals to participate in the 3rd Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC).

For us it is a great honor to receive for the first time in Costa Rica’s recent history, the visit of a Cuban President, Chacon said to reporters.

She also asserted that both sister nations bet for dialogue and union between its peoples.


The Cuban delegation to the summit meeting is also made up by the Minister of Foreign Relations, Bruno Rodríguez, the Deputy Minister of Multilateral Affaire of the Foreign Ministry, Abelardo Moreno and the Charge d’Affaires of Cuba to Costa Rica, ambassador Nirsia Castro.


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