2016

Cuban Ambassador in Bahamas insists on need to the end of the US blockade against Cuba

BAHAMAS, 4th November 2016.- The Cuban Ambassador to the Bahamas, Ismara Vargas Walter, attended as a special guest the radio program "Let's Talk Live", Radio Guardian's 96.9, hosted by the veteran journalist Carlton Smith.

#MyVoteAgainstBlockade: Opinions on the US Blockade to Cuba

Huang Jin Long, head engineer of the Cuba-China Cooperation Project, responsible for building the Yarayó port terminal in Santiago de Cuba: The Chinese people and government have always maintained the best relations with Cuba, and just as we have done for all these years, we are once again condemning the U.S. blockade at the UN, because it’s an unjust and inhumane policy imposed against this small country.

The blockade persists

Young Cuban residents in the UK never imagined that they would face obstacles to sending a grand piano to the Amadeo Roldán Conservatory in Havana.

The idea arose when pianist Eralys Fernández Méndez offered several master classes to students of basic piano at the mid-level music school in 2015, and realized the need to donate such an instrument to the center where she had trained in the early 1990s.

Ibero-American Summit condemns U.S. blockade of Cuba

COLOMBIA, Novenber 1st, 2016.- Those attending the 25th Ibero-American Summit of Heads of State and Government condemned the blockade of Cuba maintained by successive U.S. administrations and called for its lifting, reported Prensa Latina.

Ibero-American Summit condemns U.S. blockade of Cuba

COLOMBIA, November 2nd, 2016.- Those attending the 25th Ibero-American Summit of Heads of State and Government condemned the blockade of Cuba maintained by successive U.S. administrations and called for its lifting, reported Prensa Latina.

Participants in the event, held in this city October 28-29, urged U.S. President Barack Obama to adopt measures in accordance with his executive powers to substantially modify the application of the blockade policy, and called on the U.S. Congress to proceed its elimination.

National Council of the Churches of Christ Welcomes US Abstention in Key UN Resolution on Cuba

UNITED STATES, October 30, 2016.- The National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA (NCC) adds its voice to the chorus of those thanking President Obama and Ambassador Samantha Power for their action today in support of normalizing relations between the United States and Cuba.  For the first time in 25 years, the US abstained on a U.N. resolution condemning the U.S. embargo against Cuba, a resolution that has been presented annually. 

Parliament of Jamaica reiterates rejection to policy of blockade against Cuba

JAMAICA, October 35th, 2016.With unanimous support, the Parliament of Jamaica approved today, in its 8th consecutive occasion, a motion that calls for the end of the economic, commercial and financial blockade against Cuba. With the participation of legislators from the two most important political parties, representatives of the Government (JLP) and the Opposition (PNP) exchanged during more than an hour on this criminal policy the United States has imposed against Cuba for more than 50 years.

Extraordinary and Historic Victory for Cuba and United Nations Against the Blockade

CUBA, October 26 2016.- The Cuban resolution "Necessity of ending the economic, commercial and financial blockade of the United States against Cuba" received at United Nations today, a historic support to get 191 votes in favor, none against and only 2 abstentions (United States and Israel).

Botswana media highlights main aspects of the blockade

 BOTSWANA, October 21st, 2016.- In their printed and digital editions the weekly publications “Botswana Guardian” and “The Voice”, today highlighted several of the key aspects of the US blockade against Cuba, which were exposed by the Cuban Ambassador H.E. Mr. Juan Carlos Arencibia Corrales in the press conference at the Embassy of Cuba in Botswana and with the participation of various organs of the national press.

The persistence of the blockade against Cuba is highlighted in Zimbabwe

ZIMBAWE, October 21st,  2016.- The Cuban Ambassador to Zimbabwe, Elio Savón Oliva, recalled the need to continue fighting for the lifting of the blockade against Cuba, which still remains despite the recently issued Obama´s Presidential Policy Directive and clarified that the latest measures announced by the US government have a very limited scope.

This was expressed at the launch, last Saturday, of a new chapter of the Zimbabwe - Cuba Friendship Association (ZICUFA) in the city of Bindura, Mashonaland Central province.

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