Cuba Launches Mandarin Chinese Classes in High Schools

Cuba’s Ministry of Education announced this week that it would import Chinese teachers into high school classrooms to teach children Mandarin as part of an expanded “educational exchange” program with Beijing, the Spain-based Diario de Cuba reported on Tuesday.

Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi shake hands at Diaoyutai state guesthouse in Beijing, China May 29, 2019. (Photo by Florence Lo - Pool/Getty Images)