Havana, May 12 - Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez congratulated today the newly elected Secretary General of the Caribbean Community (Caricom), Belizean Carla Barnett.
Through Twitter, the headline extended his congratulations to the Community with which Cuba maintains ties of brotherhood and solidarity.
Barnett served from 1997 to 2002 as deputy general secretary of Caricom and will now take office as its leader on August 15 to become the first woman to be elected to that position.
Caricom is an international organization formed in 1973, with the objective of promoting economic integration and cooperation among its members, as well as coordinating foreign policy.
Based in Guyana, its membership includes 15 Caribbean nations and five British dependencies. (Text and photo: PL)