Despite the blockade

Cuban culture continued to suffer from the onslaught of the US blockade

Cuban culture continued to suffer from the onslaught of the US blockade

The sector of the Cuban culture; globally renowned for its nuances, richness and quality; continued to be affected by the application of the US blockade policy against Cuba. From April 2019 to March 2020, damages amounting to USD 22,150,000 were recorded. The US government's policy of blocking the circulation of Cuban art around the world, persecuting and censoring its action, and isolating it from large international information corporations and art distribution circuits was added to direct financial implications.

Impact of the US blockade on the Cuban education system

New York, 2 February 2021. The services of free and inclusive education, to which the Cuban State allocated 23.7 percent of the social expenditure budgeted for 2020, are affected by the blockade, due to various shortages and deficiencies that limit the teaching and learning process in different education levels.

Cuban president criticizes US lack of commitment to the world

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Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Tuesday criticized the United States' lack of commitment to the world, as expressed in its opposition to the United Nations resolution to respond to Covid-19.

Limiting cooperation with Cuba makes no sense, warn US supervisors

Limiting cooperation with Cuba makes no sense, said Hillary Ronen, a member of the Board of Supervisors of the City and County of San Francisco, California, on Thursday.

Judge dismisses lawsuit against Carnival for doing business with Cuba

A federal judge in the United States dismissed a lawsuit against the cruise company Carnival for doing business with Cuba, economic and tourist media reported on Tuesday.

Amazon is afresh a target of US policy against Cuba

The e-commerce giant Amazon must pay over 134,000 dollars to the US government for allegedly violating Washington´s sanctions on Cuba and other nations. The US Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) reported Tuesday in a statement that the Seattle-based company agreed to pay 134,523 dollares 'to solve its possible civil liability for allegedly violations of multiple sanction programs.'

When planning for the next pandemic, Canada should look to Cuba for advice

David Olive’s opinion piece represents the type of forward thinking that Canada and other countries around the world need to be exercising right away. However, Olive misses the fact that a global example already exists: About 15 years ago, Cuba made the decision to start training medical personnel specifically to be able to deal with pandemics and natural disasters, both at home and abroad.

US Actor Danny Glover extols Cuba's medical solidarity

The solidarity built by Cuban internationalism is the kind of expression necessary in communities everywhere, renowned US actor Danny Glover said on Tuesday, when speaking about Cuba's medical collaboration.

At a webinar organized by Cuba solidarity networks in the United States and Canada, the actor pointed out that the Caribbean island's response to the Covid-19 pandemic, by sending medical brigades to more than a score of countries, started 60 years ago.

Trump strikes, while Cuba heals around the world, US citizens say

While Cuba offers aid to the world, the US President Donald Trump administration is hitting it the most, US activists denounced Tuesday, highlighting Cuba´s solidarity work amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

Cuban Americans condemn new US sanctions

The Donald Trump government´s decision to once anew extend the list of Cuban entities restricted to US citizens is strongly rejected by Cuban Americans. The financial institution Fincimex, Marques de Cardenas de Montehermoso, Regis and Playa Paraiso Hotels, Varadero Diving Center, and Gaviota Las Molas International Diving Center and Cayo Naranjo Dolphinarium will be included -with more than 200 entities and sub-entities- in the controversial list.

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