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).

The Blockade Affects Every Research Center in Cuba

CUBA,  October 6th, 2016.- The blockade affects every Cuban research center, directly as a barrier for the academic exchange between institutions from Cuba and the United States, told the Cuban News Agency (ACN) the official of the Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment (CITMA) Armando Rodríguez Batista.

The director for Science, Technology and Innovation of the CITMA said that this unjust policy is bloodier in the field of technology, because the U.S. power prevents Cuba from the free access to important advances.

Liberians Newspapers The New Dawn and Daily Observer echoed Cuba's struggle against the blockade

LIBERIA, October 4th, 2016-. In its editions of September 30 and October 3, Liberians daily The New Dawn and Daily Observer respectively, devoted a section of its pages to Cuba and its struggle against the blockade. Both publications socialized information transferred in a recent press conference by the Charge d'Affaires of Cuba in Liberia, Yordenis Despaigne Vera, on economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed for more than fifty years unilaterally by the government of the United States against Cuba.

Cuba can always count on Iraq’s support in its fight against the blockade

IRAN, October 4th, 2016 - The Ambassador of Cuba in Tehran and concurrent in Baghdad, Vladimir González Quesada, met with his Iraqi counterpart, Rageh Al-Musawi, to review the bilateral relations between the Island and the Arab nation.

Obama Has fined 49 Companies for Violating the Blockade Against Cuba

CUBA, September 30, 2016.- A total of 49 fines have been imposed, during the administration of Barack Obama, to US and foreign entities for violating the US blockade against Cuba,  according to the records of the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) of the US Government, accessed by CubaDebate.


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