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The blockade against Cuba must be unconditionally lifted

NEW ZEALAND, March 2, 2015. During her working visit to the New Zealand city of Nelson last week, Cuban Ambassador Maria del Carmen Herrera Caseiro delivered a presentation on the Cuba-US relations, particularly on their recent evolution following the announcement of the decision regarding the restoration of diplomatic ties between the two countries.

What Obama can do to substantially modify the implementation of the blockade against Cuba

Author: Ariadna Cornelio Hitchman, Gretter Alfonso Guzmán

Though the United States Congress is the authorized body to decree the end of the blockade against Cuba, this can be preceded by the dismantling of most of the restrictions embodied in this policy through executive orders of the President. 

Cuban Ambassador to The Bahamas stresses that the blockade against Cuba is still in force

Nassau, February 9th, 2015.The Ambassador of Cuba to The Bahamas, Ernesto Soberón Guzmán attended as a special guest the program of the National Radio "Drive Time Talk" where he had the opportunity to exchange for about an hour and a half with his host, Bahamian journalist, Phillippa ¨Lady¨ Russell.

U.S. Eases Trade and Travel Restrictions on Cuba

UNITED STATES, January 16, 2015. The Barack Obama administration on Thursday announced the details of new regulations that will ease travel and trade restrictions with Cuba as part of President Obama's bid to normalize relations with Cuba for the first time in a half century. The rules, announced by the Treasury and Commerce departments, will take effect on Friday, the Hill newspaper reported.

STATEMENT BY CUBAN PRESIDENT

Fellow countrymen,

Since my election as President of the State Council and Council of Ministers I have reiterated in many occasions our willingness to hold a respectful dialogue with the United States on the basis of sovereign equality, in order to deal reciprocally with a wide variety of topics without detriment to the national Independence and self-determination of our people.

STATEMENT BY CUBAN PRESIDENT

Fellow countrymen,

Since my election as President of the State Council and Council of Ministers I have reiterated in many occasions our willingness to hold a respectful dialogue with the United States on the basis of sovereign equality, in order to deal reciprocally with a wide variety of topics without detriment to the national Independence and self-determination of our people.

Cuba Denounces Restrictions on International Cooperation Imposed by U.S. Blockade

GENEVA,  December 5, 2014. Cuba's Ambassador to International Organizations in Geneva, Anayansi Rodríguez Camejo, reaffirmed the commitment of the island to achieve the provisions of the Convention on Biological Weapons, in the general debate of the Meeting of State Parties of the Convention.

Cuban Residents in Europe Demand End of US Blockade

NETHERLANDS,  November 28, 2014. Cubans residents in The Netherlands held their 3rd National Forum this month in The Hague, and issued a declaration demanding the end of the over-50-year US blockade against their homeland and the release of three Cuban anti-terrorist fighters held in US prisons since 1998.

The National Conference, organized by the Hola-Cuba Association and the island´s embassy in The Netherlands, was presided over by Cuban ambassador Fermin Quiñonez and General Consul Digna Tey, according to information released by the diplomatic mission.

At WTO, Cuba urges the United States to end with the economic, commercial and financial blockade against Cuba

GENEVA, November 18, 2014. Cuban Ambassador to the International Organization in Geneva,  Anayansi Rodríguez Camejo, urged the United States to respect the position of 188 member State of the World Trade Organization who vote in favor of the end of the blockade against Cuba during last United Nations General Assembly.

The statement issued during the meeting of the WTO Dispute Settlement Body who assesses each month the non-compliance by the United States in relation with “Section 211”.

US Laws Has Always Been Designed to Suffocate Cuba

CUBA,  November 14, 2014. On February 9, 1995, a year before the Helms-Burton Act of 1996, House Representative, and New York Democrat Charles Rangel introduced a bill, the Free Trade with Cuba Act, designed to remove the blockade and begin a dialogue with Cuba. Congress opted instead for a hard-line stance against Cuba.Can you pick up the story at this point?

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