Resounding Condemnation at UN of US Blockade Against Cuba

United Nations, September 25, 2014.  Leaders of Latin America, Africa and Asia expressed their rejection at the UN against the economic, commercial and financial blockade of the United States against Cuba, positions that were mentioned as part of the high-level discussions at the General Assembly.

During the plenary of the 193 UN members, the president of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro, the siege imposed by Washington against Cuba for more than half a century a Cold War anachronism.

Cuban Minister of Science, Technology and Environment denounces United States blockade against Cuba

Apia, 2 September, 2014. Speaking in the general debate of the Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States, the Cuban Minister of Science, Technology and Environment, Elba Rosa Pérez Montoya, denounced the unprecedented tightening of the blockade against Cuba in recent years, particularly of its extraterritorial character with a strong emphasis on the banking and financial sector, which creates serious obstacles to the sustainable development of the Cuban people.

Financial Action Task Force (FATF) expresses confidence in Cuban financial system

FRANCE, October 24, 2014. The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) decided today to exclude Cuba from its monitoring mechanisms acknowledging the work carried out by this nation to prevent money laundering and terrorist financing.

During a plenary meeting held in Paris, FATF agreed to exclude the Caribbean nation from the so-called Grey List, action that constitutes a demonstration of the international confidence in Cuba’s financial system.

Kazakh Communists Demand End of US Blockade on Cuba

KAZAKHSTAN,  October 23, 2014.  The Central Committee of the Communist Peoples'' Party of Kazakhstan (CPPK) today sent a letter to the UN General Assembly demanding the end of the U.S. blockade on Cuba.

After delivering the letter to the island's ambassador to this Central-Asian nation, Carlos Valdes, CPPK general secretary Zambyl Akmetbekov said that economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed for more than 50 years is a genocide action against 11 million people.

Jamaican Parliament Rejects U.S. Blockade on Cuba

JAMAICA,  October 23, 2014.  The Jamaican Parliament approved a resolution demanding the end of the U.S. economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed on Cuba for over 50 years, the government reported here today.

The motion, presented yesterday afternoon by lawmaker and Minister of Industry, Investment and Trade of the People's National Party, Anthony Hylton, was intensively discussed by members of the assembly, who highlighted Cuba's role in international collaboration and solidarity and referred to the impact of the unfair U.S. blockade on the Island.

Embassy of Cuba in Egypt denounces genocidal blockade of United States against his country

EGYPT,  October 22, 2014. The Chargé d'Affaires of Cuba in Egypt, Alexander Pellicer Moraga, gave a press conference to Egyptian media, which denounced the genocidal and illegal blockade imposed by United States to the Cuban nation for more than five decades. 

Duma Calls on US to Lift Blockade on Cuba

RUSSIA, October 22, 2014. Russia’s Lower House or Duma has approved a motion to the UN General Assembly and international parliamentary groups calling for the end of the economic, financial and trade blockade of Cuba imposed by the United States in 1961.

It was passed by the State Duma on Tuesday.

The document says that the more than 50-year blockade was curbing the development of Cuba as a sovereign state and prevented Cubans from exercising their right to a free choice of their political, economic, social and cultural system.

US Blockade Attempts against Cuban Children's Education

CUBA,  October 20, 2014. The economic, financial and commercial blockade imposed by the United States for more than half a century, hinders the development of education in Cuba, and especially the children's.

What possible answer could the president of the United States, Barack Obama, give a child who is unable to have all the required resources for its teaching because of the blockade, asked in a press conference, the director of the Central Institute of Pedagogical Sciences, Lizardo García.

Ecuadorian Economist Rejects in France Blockade of Cuba

FRANCE,  October 20, 2014. Ecuadorian Market Power Control Superintendent Pedro Paez condemned in France the unilateral and aggressive policy of the blockade of Cuba that the united States has maintained until the present day, despite systematic rejection by the international community.

During a visit to this capital, where he participated in several conferences about the need for a new world financial architecture, the economist recalled that the United Nations Organiation has made statements repeatedly against the blockade.

Blockade on Cuba Violates International Law, Nicaraguan Legislator

NICARAGUA,  October 20, 2014. The economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States against Cuba is violating all rationality, agreements, and principles of the international law, Nicaraguan legislator Carlos Emilio Lopez said.

Referring to that policy in force for more than 50 years, the member of the Justice and Legal Affairs Committee of the National Assembly told Prensa Latina that this concerns a unilateral act of one state against another.

Press conference on the US blockade against Cuba held in Botswana

BOTSWANA, October 20, 2014.  On the occasion of the forthcoming  vote of the Cuban resolution in the UN General Assembly next October 28, a press conference on the United States of Americas  blockade against Cuba took place in Botswana under auspicious of the Cuban Embassy in Gaborone.

Cuba Condemns U.S. Blockade in International Labor Organization Meeting

PERU,  October 15, 2014.  Cuba denounced here today in a Latin American labor meeting the unfair and immoral U.S. blockade imposed for over half a century on Cuba.The denunciation was made by Deputy Labor Minister of Cuba, Odalys Gonzalez, in the 18th Regional American Meeting of the International Labor Organization (ILO).

After highlighting her country's efforts and achievements in the social and economic fields, Gonzalez said this has demanded great effort from all the Cuban workers, who "suffer directly the heavy damages" caused by the blockade.

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