Speeches by President of Ireland Michael D Higgins in Havana, Cuba, February 2017
President of Ireland Michael D Higgins delivered a number of speeches during his visit to Havana, Cuba in February 2017.
On 16 February 2017, President Higgins made opening remarks at the launch fo the Cuban edition of the novel 'Star of the Sea' by Irish author Joseph O'Connor, in the Sala Nicolás Guillén at the Havana Book Fair.
On 16 February 2017, President Higgins delivered a speech at the official launch of 'The Irish in Latin America' exhibition in Palacio Segundo Cabo, Old Havana.
On 17 February 2017, President Higgins delivered a key note address entitled "Ireland and Cuba: From a past of complex struggles and solidarities of a future of shared possibilities" at the biennial conference of the Society of Irish Latin America Studies (SILAS) at the Colegio Universitario San Gerónimo, part fo the University of Havana.
You can read his speeches here, in English and Spanish: