Cuba denounces

The Blockade is Still in Force and Affecting the Cuban People

CUBA, October 21, 2016.- The Deputy Minister of Foreign Relations of Cuba Abelardo Moreno has addressed today, before representatives of the national and foreign press, the key elements of the draft resolution 70/5 that Cuba will present on Wednesday, October 26th  at the UN General Assembly, entitled “Necessity of Ending the Economic, Commercial and Financial Blockade Imposed by the United States of America Against Cuba. ”

The small print of Obama’s presidential policy directive on Cuba

CUBA, October 20 th, 2016.-  After decades of secret documents concealing sabotage and destabilization plans, Barack Obama’s new presidential policy directive on Cuba was publicly unveiled on Friday, October 14.

Cuba Denounces Effects of the Blockade at the UN

UNITED NATIONS, October 19, 2016.- In a press release circulated here, the diplomatic mission described as positive the sixth package of measures issued by the White House, but insisted on its "very limited nature".

Because it’s a directive that seeks to open transactions already authorized in previous packages, keeping the ban on US investment in Cuba, except in the sector of telecommunications, the narrow limitation of US exports and the restrictions on imports from Cuba, the text warned.

Cuban Ambassador to Ghana presents the Report against the blockade

GHANA, October 12th, 2016.- The Ambassador of Cuba to Ghana, Mr. Pedro Luis González Despaigne, Cuba presented in Accra the report of Cuba on the 70/5 resolution of the General Assembly of the Organization of United Nations (UN), entitled "Necessity of ending the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States of America against Cuba", which will be put again to consideration of the UN main body in 26th October.

Cuba denounced the US blockade and unilateral, coercive measures it implies

GENEVA, October 6th, 2016.- At the Expert Meeting on Non-tariff Measures (NTMs) and Productivity celebrated at the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), the Cuban delegation denounced the unilateral coercive measures as non-tariff barriers that have a negative and significant  impact on trade.

Swarm vs Blockade: the Murmur of the Beehive

CUBA, October 18, 2016. –The Cuban youth and the Cuban civil society expressed their rejection of the US blockade against Cuba in a huge "swarm," that took place during the meeting held at the University of Havana, where the "rumor of the hive," as once the Cuban Chancellor of Dignity Raul Roa said, was also felt.

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Cuban youth mobilize against injustice

CUBA, October 18th, 2016.- On October 17, Cuban youth and civil society, the targets of the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed on the island for over 50 years by the United States, reiterated their rejection of the unjust policy in a day of activities entitled “swarm against the blockade,” which took place from 9am-3pm.

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Cuban Civil Society Demands end of the Blockade

CUBA, October 13 th, 2016.- The 13th Forum of the Organizations of the Cuban Civil Society, has adopted on Wednesday a statement that shows its rejection of the economic, commercial and financial blockade kept in force by the United States.

Blockade Imposed by the U.S. against Cuba Hinders Development of Chemical Industry

NETHERLANDS, October 11, 2016.- The Permanent Representative of Cuba to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Ambassador Fermín Quiñones Sánchez, demanded the immediate and unconditional lifting of the economic, financial and commercial blockade imposed by the Government of the United States against Cuba for over 50 years, during his speech at the General Debate of the 83rd Executive Council of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), which is in session from October 11 to October 14 in The Hague, Netherlands.

Cuban Ambassador in Jamaica condemn the blockade

KINGSTON, JAMAICA, October 6th, 2016.-Ambassador of Cuba to Jamaica, Bernardo Guanche Hernandez, denounced the cruel policy of blockade the United States government has maintained during more than half a century, at a cocktail to commemorate the International Day of Peace and the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons.


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