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.

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.

Cuban culture suffers under U.S. blockade

CUBA,  October 16, 2014. After more than half a century, the economic, financial and commercial blockade imposed by the U.S. on Cuba continues to affect and increasingly damages diverse spheres of national culture.  According to sources from the Ministry of Culture (Mincult), it is estimated that since April 2013 through March 2104 the blockade has caused damages to Cuban music, visual arts, literature, arts education and the film industry in excess of 22 million dollars.

Cubans continue to denounce the blockade

CUBA,  October 16, 2014. Cuban civil society, regional and international organizations based in the country repeated their demand that the U.S. government lift the economic, financial and commercial blockade imposed on the island. 

 During the Sixth Forum on the issue, held at the Ministry of Labor and Social Security, representatives called on President Barack Obama to end the illegal, unjust and genocidal policy, which constitutes one of the main obstacles to Cuba’s socio-economic development.

Argentines oppose U.S. blockade against Cuba

 

ARGENTINE,  October 15, 2014. Argentines working in solidarity with Cuba signed a letter written to U.S. President Barack Obama, demanding an end to the blockade imposed on the island, which they consider to be illegal and morally unsustainable.The action was organized by the Argentine Committee for the Freedom of the Cuban Five, who circulated the letter via social networks to secure more signatures.

Reverend Jesse Jackson Demands End of US Blockade Against Cuba

UNITED STATES,  October 14, 2014. U.S. Reverend Jesse Jackson, called for an end to the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States to Cuba for 52 years now, publishes today Chicago Sun-Times newspaper in its website. The implacable opposition of the United States government to the presence of Cuba in the hemispheric meetings, has virtually offended all of our neighbors', emphasized Jackson, who recognized that this policy of strangulation against the Caribbean island has helped in Washington's isolation.

U.S. Experts Push for Normalizing Relations with Cuba

CUBA,  October 9, 2014. U.S. experts on Wednesday recommended that their government begin to normalize relations with Cuba, eliminating some of the main elements of the economic embargo Washington imposed in 1962.

The complete prerogative of the U.S. administration to make such decisions was emphasized in a videoconference on the effects of the blockade on Cuba attended by experts from both Washington and Havana.

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