The foreign ministers of Brazil, Mauro Viera, and of Uruguay, Rodolfo Nin Novoa, are visiting Cuba on Wednesday to consider opportunities to further expand economic collaboration relations with the island.
Brazil´s Mauro Viera will meet with foreign minister Bruno Rodriguez and Foreign Trade and Investment Minister Rodrigo Malmierca on issues related to bilateral collaboration and the setting up of the Brazil-Cuba Chamber of Commerce, according to sources with the Presidency of Brazil, cited by PL news agency.
A meeting of the foreign ministers of the Central American Integration System (SICA) plus Cuba, Mexico, Ecuador and Colombia unanimously rejected the US´s 1966 Cuban Adjustment Act and other related policies that encourage illegal departures of Cubans to the United States.
The regional organization´s extraordinary session, held Tuesday in El Salvador, was aimed at finding solution to the situation of nearly 3000 Cubans stranded in Costa Rica in their attempt to reach US territory.
The Cuba-Viet Nam Cooperation Project, aimed at increasing rice production and replacing imports, benefits 1,200 producers in the province of Mayabeque.
These actions began in 2011 and have two subprograms for the production and consumption of the grain and the obtaining of seeds.