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Cuba denounces at UN tightening of US blockade

United Nations, Sept. 29.- Cuba's Prime Minister Manuel Marrero denounced on Tuesday the tightening of the US blockade against the country amid the Covid-19 pandemic, in a virtual event at the UN.

US sanctions against Cuba violate US citizens' rights

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The director general for the United States of the Cuban Foreign Ministry, Carlos Fernandez de Cossio, assured that the sanctions announced on Wednesday by US against the country violate the rights of US citizens.

Cuban President denounces at UN heightened US hostility

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 The hostility of the commercial, economic and financial US blockade against Cuba has escalated amid the Covid-19 pandemic, Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel denounced at the UN this Tuesday.

 

Marriott hotel chain abandons Cuba due to Trump's pressure

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Brussels, September 1, 2020. The US hotel chain Marriott International abandoned its operations in Cuba on Tuesday due to the Trump government's pressure, the sector in Europe reported today.

The Reportur newsletter adds that the withdrawal precisely materializes as of September 1 as an additional element to those already revealed by Washington against Havana, tightened against tourism on the island since June 2019.

Marriott International announced to call off its operations in Cuba as of today, after the US government suspended its license to operate hotels on Cuba.

Mesa Redonda TV program and Cubavision Internacional denounce blocking of their YouTube channels

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Cubavision International's YouTube channel, that of the Mesa Redonda TV program and their associated Google accounts were blocked on Thursday, causing the disappearance of all content published in years.

 

U.S. blockade hinders access to medicines, Cuban FM denounces

The blockade that for more than 60 years the United States has imposed on Cuba makes it difficult for the island to acquire medicines and medical equipment, Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez denounced this Wednesday.

'Cuba fights against Covid-19 with huge sacrifices,' says diplomat

Cuba is fighting against the Covid-19 pandemic with huge efforts and sacrifices due to the tightening of the US economic, financial and commercial blockade, Cuba's ambassador in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Eva Yelina Silva noted on Monday.

U.S. Govt. suspends private charter flights to Cuba

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Thursday that the U.S. government has suspended private charter flights to Cuba, including those to Havana. According to a statement released today, all charters between the United States and Cuba over which the Department of Transportation exercises jurisdiction will be suspended, except for authorized public charters to and from Havana and other authorized private charters for emergency medical, search and rescue, and other flights considered in the interest of the United States.

Cuban president condemns U.S. administration´s obsession to destroy the Revolution

Havana. Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez condemned Monday the United States Administration´s obsession to destroy the Revolution.

“New millions for old infamies, for the perverse obsession to destroy the Revolution," wrote Díaz-Canel on Twitter, while commenting on the White House's decision to allocate up to three million dollars for covert actions to denounce presumed labor and sexual exploitation in Cuba.

Cuba's ambassador to the UN rejects US unilateral coercive measures

Cuba's alternate permanent representative to the UN, Ana Silvia Rodriguez, rejected on Friday US ongoing unilateral coercive measures to tighten the blockade against Cuba in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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