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.

U.S. Blockade Affects Technological Development of Cuba

CUBA, October 1, 2014. The unfair U.S. blockade on Cuba influences the technological development of the Caribbean nation as international projects are delayed because Cuba is banned from purchasing equipment and supplies from U.S. Companies or others from third countries which operate with U.S. Dollars.

US Blockade Hinders Modernization of Cuban Sugar Industry

CUBA,  September 30, 2014. The US economic blockade of Cuba makes it very difficult and costly to undertake important investment on the island's sugar industry, said the director of Industrial Plants with the sugar sector in the eastern province of Camaguey Erduin Delgado.

Angola Urges End to Cuba Embargo

UNITED NATIONS, NEW YORK,  September 30, 2014. Angola reiterated, Monday, in New York, the need to end the economic and financial embargo against Cuba.

This standing was expressed by the Angolan Vice-president, Manuel Vicente, while addressing general debate of the 69th session of the UN General Assembly.

According to Manuel Vicente, the embargo limits the right of the Cuban people to development and is a clear violation of the principles and rules of international law.

Vietnam supports ending US blockade against Cuba

UNITED NATIONS, NEW YORK, September 29, 2014.Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh delivered a statement at the General Debate of the 69th session of the UN General Assembly in New York on September 27. On behalf of the Vietnamese government, Minh expressed: “We call for an end to unilateral economic sanctions against developing countries and support UNGA resolutions on ending the embargo against Cuba”.

The traditional Vietnamese position against the economic, commercial and financial US blockade was reproduced by Vietnamese Mass Media.

US Economic Blockade Attacks Cuban Education

CUBA, September 26, 2014. The economic, trade and financial blockade imposed on Cuba by the United States more than half a century ago, attacks the education sector in the Caribbean island.

Education is a inalienable right of all Cubans along their lives, and it is a fundamental principle of the Revolution, reflected in the Article 39 of the Constitution, says the report called “Need to Put an End to the Economic, Trade and Financial Blockade Imposed by the United States of America on Cuba.”

US Blockade Affects Cuba's International Cooperation

CUBA,  September 24, 2014. The economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States against Cuba for more than half a century affects the cooperation that the island is developing with several countries, including the northern nation.

Washington's siege against the island involves numerous barriers and obstacles to international cooperation in various sectors throughout the Caribbean country, as noted in the report: "Necessity of ending the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States of America against Cuba."

Colombian President says Washington Should Lift its Failed Blockade of Cuba

CUBA, September 24, 2014. Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said that he hopes that the United States and Cuba may get to working relations that lead to the lifting of the US blockade of the island, which in his opinion has failed.

Santos made his statements during a speech at the Harvard Club in New York before entrepreneurs and professors, where he also referred to the improvement of bilateral relations between Bogota and Caracas by saying that despite political differences the well being of the region is what prevailed, international media outlets reported on Wednesday.

The blockade, a policy against life

CUBA,  September 24, 2014. For those who still insist on calling it an economic embargo, a glance at the report on the effects of this irrational U.S. policy in areas such as public health, due to be presented next month at the UN, is enough to dismiss this euphemism or at the very least call it into question.

Zhuhai recognize the progress of Cuban tourism spite of the blockade

CHINA, September 24, 2014. Min Yun Tong, deputy director of the Bureau of Tourism, Culture and Sports of the city of Zhuhai, acknowledged the progress achieved by the Cuban tourism in spite of the effects of the blockade imposed by the US to our country.

Economic Impact of U.S. Blockade on Cuba's Housing Sector

CUBA,  September 22, 2014. Journalists at RHC have been monitoring the economic implications of the United States blockade of the island ever since estimates were made available and  as the years roll by, the effects of the blockade on sensitive, specific areas of Cuban society have emerged with painful clarity. One such sector is the construction industry in Cuba.

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