2016

Seven questions about the blockade

1.    What’s the meaning of embargo?

It is a wartime order or proclaim, issued by a State. Legal actions of retaining goods to ensure the compliance of legally contracted obligations. It can be a preventative measure involving ownership which is authorized by a judge or court, with the same purpose of complying with the debtor his or her obligations with the creditor. 

Chancellor #Cuba: What’s wrong with the civil freedom of US citizens?

- Questions by Foreign Affairs Minister Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla to the US government in statements to the press, last March 17.

On March 15, the US Departments of Treasury and Trade issued new regulations modifying the application of some aspects of the blockade of the United States against Cuba.

Chancellor #Cuba: Ban on Cuban imports keeps on in the US

CUBA, March 19, 2016. Cuba’s Foreign Affairs Ministry Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla stated in a press conference that the ban on Cuban imports remains in the United States, including medications and biotechnological products. Therefore, the limited bilateral trade away from international regulations, about free navigation, on discriminatory basis, but operating today in a very limited fashion, keeps being unidirectional.

The Antonio Nunez Jimenez Foundation of Nature and Man #Cuba is in favor of lifting the blockade

CUBA, March 20 2016. – The Antonio Nunez Jimenez Foundation of Nature and Man issued a statement greeting the visit of the President of the United States Barack Obama and declared that the Foundation is in favor of lifting the blockade imposed by the United Sates against Cuba.

The Provincial Atherosclerosis Chapter of the Provincial Council of Scientific Health Societies in Pinar del Río asks Obama to lift blockade

CUBA, March 20, 2016. - The Provincial Atherosclerosis Chapter of the Provincial Council of Scientific Health Societies in Pinar del Río sent an open letter to President Barack Obama asking the lift of the blockade that so much damage has been causing in Cuba during more than 50 years.

Chancellor #Cuba: Why was removed the authorization to Cuban banks for opening corresponding accounts?

CUBA, March 19, 2016.- Questions of Foreign Affairs Minister Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla to the US government , in a statement to the press, last March 17.

“…the announced measure related to the use of the US dollar by Cuba, does not mean at all the normalization of bank relations between Cuba and the United States, as could have been expected under these circumstances.”

The financial persecution yet prevails in the bilateral relations between Cuba and the United States

CUBA, March 19, 2016.- In the Press Conference, last March 17, Cuba’s Foreign Affairs Minister Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla considered significant the authorization of the use of dollars by Cuba in foreign transactions.

ACNU calls for complete lifting of the obsolete blockade policy

CUBA, February 19, 2016.- the Cuban Association of the United Nations (ACNU by its acronym in Spanish), which is made up by more than 100 organizations and individual associates, published an open letter to President Obama ahead of his next visit to Cuba, where the respect and hospitality featuring in this land with which he will be received was ratified.

CDRs confirm the blockade as the main obstacle for the development of the Cuban economy

CUBA, March 19, 2016.- the National Executive Secretary of the Committees for the Defense of the Revolution (CDR) issued a statement of the organization,  on the occasion of the visit to Cuba by President Obama.

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