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).

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.

Blockade vs. Cuba Should Never Exist, Uruguayan Official Says at UN

UNITED NATIONS, October 19th, 2016.-  The Permanent Representative of Uruguay to the United Nations, Elbio Rosselli, stated today that the U.S. blockade on Cuba should never exist, and his country will reject it at the General Assembly on October 26.

'Unfortunately we have to come once again to vote against a measure that should never be applied,' Rosselli told Prensa Latina, on occasion of the voting next week on another draft resolution on the necessity of ending the economic, commercial and financial siege imposed to the island for more than 50 years.

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.

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.

Photos: Cubavsbloqueo at Universidad de la Habana - Swarm against the blockade - Cubahora: I vote against blockade

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