HAVANA – The multipurpose Mexican navy ship Huasteco docked Friday at Havana, where it will remain until next Sunday as part of the practice voyage “Caribbean 2016” for cadets of the Military Naval School of that Latin American country.
Aboard the vessel are 124 cadets, who will take part during their stay in Cuba in activities and visits organized by the island’s navy, officials said.
The Mexican ship will be open to the public Friday and Saturday.
This is the third time the Huasteco has sailed to the Caribbean country in the past three years.
The vessel’s previous visits were in July 2014 and June 2015.
The ARM Huasteco is a multipurpose ship that can be used for instruction voyages and for humanitarian missions, for which it can be converted into a hospital.