On February 3, 1962, former President of the United States, John F. Kennedy signed Executive Order 3447, which stipulated the total trade embargo on Cuba. By doing so, the government of that country made the blockade against the Cuban State and people official.

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.

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).

Ten key points on Cuba-U.S. relations

Ten key points

1. Advances have been made since President Barack Obama announced on December 17, 2014 his willingness to use his executive powers and work with Congress to lift the blockade.

2. The United States just announced its intention to abstain from the vote on this Resolution Project. It has taken 24 years for the solitary vote of the United States in this room to be rectified. It has been 24 years, as Ambassador Samantha Power said, of isolation and failure.

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.

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