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US Blockade Affects Cuba's International Cooperation

CUBA,  September 24, 2014. The economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States against Cuba for more than half a century affects the cooperation that the island is developing with several countries, including the northern nation.

Washington's siege against the island involves numerous barriers and obstacles to international cooperation in various sectors throughout the Caribbean country, as noted in the report: "Necessity of ending the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States of America against Cuba."

The blockade, a policy against life

CUBA,  September 24, 2014. For those who still insist on calling it an economic embargo, a glance at the report on the effects of this irrational U.S. policy in areas such as public health, due to be presented next month at the UN, is enough to dismiss this euphemism or at the very least call it into question.

Economic Impact of U.S. Blockade on Cuba's Housing Sector

CUBA,  September 22, 2014. Journalists at RHC have been monitoring the economic implications of the United States blockade of the island ever since estimates were made available and  as the years roll by, the effects of the blockade on sensitive, specific areas of Cuban society have emerged with painful clarity. One such sector is the construction industry in Cuba.

U.S. Restrictions Designed to Damage Cuban Tourism

CUBA, September 16, 2014. The United States blockade against Cuba has caused estimated damages of $2.5 billion USD to its tourism sector, according to a report recently released by Cuban authorities.

The barriers imposed against Cuba more than 50 years ago represent a true financial war and brutally hinder the socioeconomic development of this nation, charged Cuban Deputy Foreign Minister Abelardo Moreno.

Cuban Minister of Science, Technology and Environment denounces United States blockade against Cuba

Apia, 2 September, 2014. Speaking in the general debate of the Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States, the Cuban Minister of Science, Technology and Environment, Elba Rosa Pérez Montoya, denounced the unprecedented tightening of the blockade against Cuba in recent years, particularly of its extraterritorial character with a strong emphasis on the banking and financial sector, which creates serious obstacles to the sustainable development of the Cuban people.

Presentation of Cuba's Report on United Nations resolution on the Blockade

CUBA, September 8, 2014.   This Tuesday, September 9th, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Abelardo Moreno Fernández, will present to the national and foreign media accredited in Havana, the Report of Cuba on the United Nations General Assembly Resolution 68/8 entitled "Necessity to end the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States on Cuba". The meeting with the press will be held at special school "Solidaridad con Panama", at 10:00am (Cuban time) and will be broadcast live through Cubavisión Internacional.

Bank of Ireland suspended transactions related to Cuba due to blockade

IRELAND,  August 26, 2014. "People in Ireland seeking to use a bank to transfer money to residents in Cuba are being disabled do so because the United States embargo against the Caribbean country," published on Monday the Irish Times.

Another French Bank could be punished for violating US Blockade against Cuba

CUBA, August 5, 2014. After imposing a record fine on the Paris' Bank BNP Paribas, US authorities are now pursuing to punish another French bank for an alleged violation of US sanctions on diverse countries, including Cuba.

An internal audit concluded at the Credit Agricole bank some weeks ago and the results were sent to the US Department of Justice and to the Office of Foreign Assets Control, Department of State, said bank general director Jean-Paul Chifflet.

Washington Used Foreign Youths for Political Subversion against Cuba

CUBA, August 4, 2014. A new report by The Associated Press, published on Sunday, exposed a covert program hatched under the Obama administration consisting in sending Latin American youngsters to Cuba to encourage political subversion.

New actions in the implementation of the economic, commercial and financial embargo blockade on Cuba

CUBA,  July 28, 2014. Days ago the media reported that Red Bull North America, the energy drink company, turned into the latest victim of the economic, commercial and financial blockade the government of the United States continues to impose against Cuba despite the almost unanimous rejection of the international community.

According to the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), the entity agreed to pay an $ 89 755.00-dollar fine for shooting a documentary in the Caribbean Island without authorization from the U.S. Treasury Department.

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