Cuba is not alone

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.

Condemn the Blockade in Australia

AUSTRALIA, October 2016.- The Ambassador of Cuba H.E. Jose Manuel Galego Montano denounced the United States blockade against the Island, in a recent event held at the Embassy of Cuba in Canberra and which was  attended by a number of Ambassadors, Local Authorities, Members of the Diplomatic Corps, and Friends of Cuba.

Vietnam calls for removal the blockade against Cuba

VIETNAM, October 19, 2016.-  A seminar on the trade embargo against Cuba was held by the Vietnam-Cuba Friendship Association (VCFA) and the Cuban Embassy in Vietnam in Hanoi on October 19.

The event saw the participation of representative from the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations, the Party Central Committee’s Commission for External Relations, the Ministries of Foreign Affairs and National Defense, the Vietnam Fatherland Front, mass organizations, historians and economic experts.

Friends of Cuba in Dunedin demand the end of the US Blockade

NEW ZELAND, October 20, 2016.- Members of the Cuba Friendship Society in Dunedin, New Zealand, issued a statement denouncing the economic, commercial and financial blockade of the United States against Cuba, demanding its immediate end. The document was published in the Otago Daily Times, one of the majors newspaper of this southern region.

The Republic of Mauritius will continue to support Cuba against embargo

ZIMBAWE, oCTOBER 14TH, 2016.- The Republic of Mauritius will continue to support Cuba in its struggle for the lifting of the blockade and is willing to maintain coordination with the island on other issues of the multilateral arena.

This was expressed by the President of that country, Madam Ameenah Gurib- Fakim, receiving the Cuban Ambassador Elio Savon Oliva who handed the credentials that accredit him to that country.

Prestigious Bahamian intellectual calls for the end of the U.S blockade against Cuba

THE BAHAMAS, 13 October 2016. –In recent days the outstanding Bahamian intellectual Dr. Kevin Alcena published an article in his Facebook account, condemning the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States against Cuba. Dr. Alcena described the blockade as “the worst in the history of humanity” and a “tragedy against a sovereign nation”.

Russian Nobel Physics Prize Calls US to lifting the Blockade on Cuba

CUBA, October 19 th, 2016.- The Russian Academician and Nobel Prize in Physics 2000 Zhores Alferov has declared today to be against the US blockade imposed to Cuba. Alferov has been working in the area of hetero structures for semiconductor since 1962. His contributions to physics and semiconductor technology have reported advances in the fields of lasers, solar cells, LED and epitaxial manufacturing processes for micro components.

And, Cubavsbloqueo shows below his open letter:

Costa Rican President Reiterates Rejection to Blockade against Cuba

COSTA RICA, October 18th, 2016.- President of Costa Rica, Luis Guillermo Solis, stated today that the blockade the United States has imposed against Cuba for more than half a century does not contributes at all to the current reality in Latin America.

Referring to the upcoming vote at the United Nations on a resolution presented by Cuba to eliminate the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by Washington against the island, the Costa Rican president insisted that 'we will vote against it'.