2014

Indonesian Ambassador Condemns U.S Blockade on Cuba

CUBA, October 7, 2014. The Indonesian ambassador to Cuba, Teiseran F. Cornelis, condemned the extraterritorial nature of the United States economic blockade against Cuba and said it is an obstacle to Cuba's market relations with distant countries.

Cornelis reiterated his country's condemnation to the blockade and their adherence to the resolutions of the General Assembly of the United Nations expressing global rejection to this measure that have been approved almost unanimously for 22 years.

Cuba is Not Alone, an Exhibition Opened in Berlin

GERMANY, October 7, 2014. A poster exhibition under the theme "Cuba no está sola" (Cuba is not alone) was inaugurated at the headquarters of the Association of Friends of Nature in this capital.

The exhibition shows posters of solidarity with Cuba developed over the last four decades by the Association of Berlin-Cuba Friendship.

It also shows the political and cultural actions against the blockade imposed by the United States on the island and for the liberation of the Cuban heroes that serve arbitrary sentences in prisons in the United States.

Blockade on Cuba, a Prolonged Injustice: Surinam Ambassador

CUBA,  October 6, 2014. Surinam Ambassador to Cuba Ike D. Antonius said the US blockade of Cuba has been a too long injustice and ratified his country's adherence to its condemnation by the international community.

The diplomat confessed his hope that the next vote in the UN General Assembly will be the last, because it is time to finish a so arbitrary measure.

Angola Urges End to Cuba Embargo

UNITED NATIONS, NEW YORK,  September 30, 2014. Angola reiterated, Monday, in New York, the need to end the economic and financial embargo against Cuba.

This standing was expressed by the Angolan Vice-president, Manuel Vicente, while addressing general debate of the 69th session of the UN General Assembly.

According to Manuel Vicente, the embargo limits the right of the Cuban people to development and is a clear violation of the principles and rules of international law.

Vietnam supports ending US blockade against Cuba

UNITED NATIONS, NEW YORK, September 29, 2014.Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh delivered a statement at the General Debate of the 69th session of the UN General Assembly in New York on September 27. On behalf of the Vietnamese government, Minh expressed: “We call for an end to unilateral economic sanctions against developing countries and support UNGA resolutions on ending the embargo against Cuba”.

The traditional Vietnamese position against the economic, commercial and financial US blockade was reproduced by Vietnamese Mass Media.

Resounding Condemnation at UN of US Blockade Against Cuba

United Nations, September 25, 2014.  Leaders of Latin America, Africa and Asia expressed their rejection at the UN against the economic, commercial and financial blockade of the United States against Cuba, positions that were mentioned as part of the high-level discussions at the General Assembly.

During the plenary of the 193 UN members, the president of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro, the siege imposed by Washington against Cuba for more than half a century a Cold War anachronism.

Colombian President says Washington Should Lift its Failed Blockade of Cuba

CUBA, September 24, 2014. Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said that he hopes that the United States and Cuba may get to working relations that lead to the lifting of the US blockade of the island, which in his opinion has failed.

Santos made his statements during a speech at the Harvard Club in New York before entrepreneurs and professors, where he also referred to the improvement of bilateral relations between Bogota and Caracas by saying that despite political differences the well being of the region is what prevailed, international media outlets reported on Wednesday.

Blockade of Cuba Must End, Says Russian Trade Union Leader

RUSSIA, September 22, 2014. Russia''s Trade Union of Nuclear Industry Workers condemns all unilateral sanctions, particularly the US unjust economic, commercial and financial blockade of Cuba, a leader of that organization said.

Union Vice President Yuri Borisov told Prensa Latina that his organization opposes that reprisal that Washington has maintained for over 50 years.

Coalition forming to end embargo with Cuba

UNITED STATES,  September 17, 2014. Prominent members of the U.S. food and agriculture community, including the American Soybean Association, agreed to officially form a national coalition to address liberalizing trade between the United States and Cuba. The members of the coalition believe that it is time to end the embargo and allow open trade and investment to happen.

El Salvador Condemns US Blockade to Cuba

EL SALVADOR, September 15, 2014.  Foreign Minister Hugo Martinez said today that the government of Salvador Sanchez Ceren condemns economic, financial and commercial blockade imposed by the United States unilaterally to Cuba.

Interviewed by Prensa Latina, Martínez stated that such unilateral action is against all international treaties and conventions.

"We believe it is an anachronistic measure and all countries of the world must speak because it terminates as soon as possible," noted the Foreign Minister.

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