Historic Support of the international community to Cuba in vote against the blockade imposed by the Government of the United States

CUBA, October 27, 2015. - the Cuban resolution “Necessity of putting an end to the economic, commercial and financial blockade of the United States against Cuba” received a historic support today in the United Nations being voted 191 in favor, 2 against and no abstentions.

In the framework of the 70th period of sessions of the United Nations General Assembly, the international community represented here firmly expressed its vote for the legitimate right of the Cuban people and government to decide on its future, sovereignty and self-determination.

Bruno Rodríguez: “We will continue to present this draft resolution for as long as the blockade persists”

Mr. President;

Distinguished Permanent Representatives;

Esteemed Delegates;

On December 17 last year, the President of the United States of America, Barack Obama, recognized that the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed against Cuba had failed, is obsolete, has not met the originally envisaged goals and causes damages to the Cuban people and isolation to the US Government. 

Cuba will remain the Revolution admired by people around the world

IRAN, October 27th, 2015 - When were just a few hours missing to the vote in the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on the new draft resolution, calling for an ending of the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the US against Cuba, the Ambassador of the Island in Iran, Vladimir González Quesada, was interviewed by journalists from "Moein Media Center".

The blockade against Cuba is an act of Genocide

UNITED STATES, Octuber 21st, 2015.- Cuba is State Party to the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide since 1953 and, as such, it is committed to the prevention of this scourge.

Next October 27th there will be another victory for the Revolution

IRAN, October 14th, 2015 - The program "Face to Face" of the channel HISPAN TV, received the Ambassador of Cuba in Iran, Vladimir González Quesada, invited to discuss the present-day of the Caribbean country and its foreign relations.  Based on the questions of the Cuban interviewer, Jaime Yoan Batista Peña, the Ambassador explained the special circumstances in which Cuba will present on October 27th at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), for the twenty-fourth consecutive time, the draft resolution condemning the blockade imposed by US The diplomat predicted another victory for the

It is not possible to normalize relations between Cuba and US while the blockade persists

IRAN, September 28th, 2015 - A team of Iranian film production from the Nasr-TV digital channel visited the Embassy of Cuba, invited by Ambassador Vladimir González Quesada, as part of the activities carry out by the diplomatic mission to explain details of the latest report on the damages caused by the US blockade against the Island and the need to end this criminal and obsolete Washington policy.  The Ambassador explained that the current process of restoration of diplomatic relations between Cuba and the US and the negotiations to normalize the bilateral ties, are based on a mutual will.

Raul Castro: blockade is the main obstacle to our country’s economic development

Esteemed heads of State and Government, Distinguished heads of delegations,  Mister Secretary General of the United Nations, Mister President,  The current instability prevailing in numerous regions of the world has its roots in the pervasive underdevelopment afflicting two-thirds of the world population.    Fifteen years after the adoption of the Millennium Development Goals progress is insufficient and unevenly distributed. In many cases, unacceptable levels of poverty and social inequality persist and even aggravate including the industrial nations.

US continues to encourage illegal departures from Cuba despite thaw

CUBA,  June 2, 2015. Despite current efforts towards the future normalization of bilateral relations between the United States and Cuba, the US´s dry-wet feet law continues to encourage dangerous and illegal departures of Cuban citizens to the US.

International agencies reported on Thursday that the US Coast Guard rescued 13 Cubans who illegally tried to make it to American coasts onboard a precarious raft, which adds to others intercepted this year by the US coastal service.