On June 22, 2012 we celebrated the Annual meeting of the Cuban Association at the Salon Padre Varela, of the Ermita de la Caridad del Cobre. The meeting was attended by many knights and dames of the Order, and began with a Solemn Mass.  The Annual Report was presented by H.E. Fernando Garcia-Chacon y […]

June 22nd, 2012 – Recognition of members and volunteers of the Cuban Association

We are pleased  that our Counselor and Chief Herald, Hon. D. Lodovico Blanc,  Baron Blanc, was appointed Grand Cross of Grace and Devotion in Obedience by the Sovereign Council of the Order in Rome.

The Cuban Association has honored four associates distinguished by their involvement in social assistance and hospitaller works carried out by the Cuban Association […]


On Saturday, January 14th, 2012 took place the Ceremony of Investiture of five new Knights and a Dame who entered the Order of Malta through the Cuban Association.

The ceremony took place at San Juan Bosco Church in Miami, Florida. High Mass and Investiture was celebrated by H.E. Mons. Thomas Wenski, Archbishop of Miami, and Conventual […]


As is customary the Cuban Association held its annual Chapter General on June 26 at San Juan Bosco Church in Miami, Florida. A High Mass was officiated by our late Chief Conventual Chaplain ad honorem, Rev. Mons. Agustin Aledo Roman +, Bishop Emeritus of Miami, followed by the General Chapter, attended by Knights and Dames members […]

October 15th 2010 – Awards of Order of Merito Melitense

On October 15th 2010 the Cuban Association of the Order of Malta recognized the generosity of two distinguished businessmen, Mr. Jose Ramon Brea and Mr. Mauricio Toledano, founders of IBT Group, for their continued support of our assistance work in Cuba and the Caribbean. To honor these gentlemen, they were awarded the Order of Merito Melitense, in a ceremony […]

May 2010 – Inauguration of the President of Costa Rica 2010

During the month of May 2010 the Prince and Grand Master requested the President of the Cuban Association to represent him as special envoy to the Inauguration Ceremonies of the President of Costa Rica. The Ambassador of the Order to Costa Rica was part of the Delegation present in San Jose during the month […]

June 2009 – Grand Cross Order of Merito Melitense

More recently, during the Chapter General of the Order held in Rome in June, 2009, the Grand Master Fra’ Matthew Festing awarded the Grand Cross of Merito Melitense to our President, Exmo. D. Fernando Garcia-Chacon, Knight Grand Cross, Marquis of Salinas.

March 26th, 2009 – Order of Merito Melitense

On March 26 in Miami, Florida, we held a dinner to celebrate the awards of the Order of Merito Melitense bestowed to several of our members.

Ilmo. D. Ricardo Angulo, Commander

Ilmo. Dr. Jorge Echenique, Officer

Ilma. Da. Marta María Centurión, Dame of Merit

Rev. Diacono Manuel Pérez, Silver Medal

Puerto Rico 2009 – New Knights in Obedience

On February 28, 2009 we celebrated High Mass in the Cathedral of San Juan, Puerto Rico, presided by S.E.R. Mons. Josef Wesolowski, Papal Nuncio and Apostolic Delegate in the Island. The mass was concelebrated with our Chaplain and was attended by our Association’s President and Vice President.


During the Mass the promise of Obedience was given by the Delegate in Puerto […]

Puerto Rico February 2009 – Order of Merito Melitensis

Several of our Knights and Dames have been awarded the Order of Merito Melitense during 2009.

During the Mass in Puerto Rico last February, two brothers of our Delegation were given this award. To our Delegate in the Island, D. José Eduardo Santiago in the category of Commander, and to our Chaplain,  Mons. Mario Guijarro, the Cross Pro Piis […]