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European Parliament thanks Cuba’s solidarity in the face of Covid-19

Brussels, April 3 (Prensa Latina) The European Parliament’s Group of Friendship and Solidarity with Cuba thanked on Friday the decision of the Cuban government to send medical brigades to countries of the so-called old continent affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. … Continue reading

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US people would welcome aid from Cuba if the blockade were lifted

Washington, Apr 3 (Prensa Latina) The American people would benefit from Cuba’s experience in the battle against Covid-19 if the blockade were lifted, asserted New York activists in a letter sent to the Congressional Black Caucus. At a time when … Continue reading

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Alibaba’s sanitary aid to Cuba thwarted by U.S. embargo

“For Cuba, things are always more difficult. Even in times of pandemic, we Cubans are not allowed a breather,” said the Cuban ambassador in Beijing, Carlos Miguel Pereira.  by EFEApril 2, 2020 in Cuba Cuba denounced this Wednesday that the restrictions of … Continue reading

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Netherlands: U.S. offends the world by blocking Cuba

The Hague, The Netherlands, April 2 (Prensa Latina) Dutch communist organizations have warned on Thursday that blocking Cuba, the U.S. government is offending an international community deeply involved in fighting the new Covid-19 pandemic. In a letter addressed to the … Continue reading

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With a Quarter of the World’s Population Under US Sanctions, Countries Appeal to UN to Intervene

Eight countries, representing around one-quarter of all humanity, say that Washington’s actions are undermining their response to the COVID–19 pandemic sweeping the planet. By Alan Macleod  –  March 27, 2020 – Mint Press The governments of China, Cuba, Iran, Nicaragua, … Continue reading

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Cuban Foreign Minister thanks international support against blockade

Havana, April 1 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Foreign Minister, Bruno Rodriguez, thanked today the people, institutions and governments that from different latitudes have expressed their support for the end of the U.S. blockade against the island. ‘I am grateful for … Continue reading

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Covid-19: Cuba Deserves Relief From US Sanctions

Humanitarian deterrence of the virus, not Cold War–era regime change, should be the top priority of US foreign policy. By Peter Kornbluh – The Nation EDITOR’S NOTE: The Nation believes that helping readers stay informed about the impact of the coronavirus crisis is … Continue reading

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US Blockade Prevents Medical Supplies From Reaching Cuba

Jack Ma, a Chinese entrepreneur and founder of Alibaba, allocated a donation of masks, rapid diagnostic kits, and ventilators. This aid was intended for the patients affected by COVID-19 and the medical staff on the island. April 1 (teleSUR) Cuba … Continue reading

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Thousands of signatures support British petition vs. blockade to Cuba

London, Apr 1 (Prensa Latina) An online request by friends of Cuba in the United Kingdom to thank the Caribbean island for its internationalism to fight the SARS-Cov-2 coronavirus, and demand lifting the US blockade, has reached thousands of signatures … Continue reading

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Andorra defends assistance by Cuban doctors from US pressure

Havana, Apr 1 (Prensa Latina) Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Principality of Andorra Maria Ubach defended the sovereignty of her country, infected with the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, under US pressure to prevent Cuba’s medical collaboration. The arrival on Tuesday … Continue reading

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