Despite the blockade

Cuba: Helms-Burton Act Title III Attacks International Law

Cuba's Foreign Minister, Bruno Rodriguez, has accused the Trump administration on Wednesday of attacking international law and sovereignty by activating Title III of the Helms-Burton Act. Shortly after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Twitter Washington's decision to allow claims in U.S. courts over 'confiscated' property (as they call nationalizations done in the wake of the triumph of the Cuban Revolution), Rodriguez expressed his strong rejection in social media.

United States fines British bank for violating Blockade on Cuba

 British bank Standard Chartered will pay 1.1 billion dollars for allegedly violating U.S. blockade on Cuba and sanctions against Iran, Syria, Sudan and Myanmar, the US Treasury Department reported today. The London-based institution agreed to pay 947 million dollars to US entities, including 639 million to the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) of the Treasury department.

United States sanctions British Group for violating Cuba blockade

The United States informed that the British Acteon Group will have to pay 227,500 dollars for alleged violations of the blockade on Cuba. The Office of Foreign Assets Control of the Treasury Department announced that it had reached an agreement with the company to 'liquidate the possible civil liability for seven apparent violations of the Cuban Assets Control Regulations.

United States Congressman criticizes reversal of MLB-Cuba deal

US Congressman Steve Cohen criticized the Trump administration for nullifying the agreement between Major League Baseball (MLB) and the Cuban Baseball Federation (FCB), a decision currently being condemned in both countries.Throughout our tense history, baseball has helped unite Cubans and Americans', the Tennessee Democrat wrote on Twitter.

Trump Administration annuls agreement between Major Leagues of Baseball (MLB) and Cuba

Trump administration declared illegal a deal between Major League Baseball and the Cuban Baseball Federation which aimed at eradicating human trafficking and normalizing the contracts of Cuban baseball players in the Major Leagues

The blockade in facts and figures

A summary of the latest calculated damages to Cuba caused by the U.S. blockade policy. Cuba will present its annual report on the blockade damages to the UN General Assembly this October

Cubans in U.S. A. Firm Decision to Strengthen Ties and Break Blockade

Washington, July 11, 2017.-  In light of a new context in bilateral relations, organizations of Cuban residents in the United States have maintained their firm decision to favor rapprochement between the two countries, beyond what they consider political mistakes by the White House.

The U.S. blockade harms Cuban agriculture

The report by the Cuban Ministry of Agriculture (Minag) on damages caused by the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United Sates on the island, was presented during a press conference by the Ministry for national and international journalists.

Blockade and Human dignity (Part II)

By: Prof. Dr. iur. et phil. Alfred de Zayas
My 2013 report to the General Assembly focuses on the many studies and reports of vrious United Nations commissions and experts, which demonstrate the incompatibility of unilateral coercive measures with international law and require reparations for victims.

Blockade and Human dignity (Part I)

By: Prof. Dr. iur. et phil. Alfred de Zayas .
On 27 October 2015 the United Nations General Assembly adopted by an affirmative vote of 191 States and two votes against the resolution 70/5, which condemns for the twenty-fourth time the economic, commercial and financial blockade against Cuba.