Ambassador Ellsworth John presents  credentials in Cuba
November 15, 2016
Ambassador Ellsworth John presents credentials in Cuba

Ellsworth John, Ambassador of St Vincent and the Grenadines to the Republic of Cuba, presented his credentials to Vice-President Salvador Valdés Mesa on Thursday, November 10, becoming the second resident ambassador to that country.

In presenting his credentials, Ambassa­dor John emphasized the close ties of solidarity and cooperation that exist between the two countries and indicated the commitment of the Government to building on that foundation. {{more}}In addition to the current programmes being undertaken between the two countries, Ambassador John and Vice-President Valdés Mesa discussed additional issues related to growth and economic development in the both countries.

The Vice-President was accompanied by the Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs Ana Teresita Gonzalez Fraga and Ambassador John was accompanied by Charmaine Tappin-John.

Following the ceremony, Ambassador John placed a wreath at the monument to Jose Marti, in the Plaza of the Revolution.

Ambassador John replaces Ambassa­dor Dexter Rose who served for 11 years as this country’s envoy to the Republic of Cuba.