Category Archives: The Blockade?

Bucking U.S. Pressure, Coronavirus-Afflicted Countries Welcome Aid From Cuba

April 9 (World Politics Review) Cuba has long promoted its high-quality health care system by sending medical professionals to treat patients in other countries, “a show of soft power that also earns billions in badly needed hard currency,” as the Associated … Continue reading

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FMLN calls for ending US blockade against Cuba

San Salvador, April 7 (Prensa Latina) El Salvador’s parliamentary left appealed on Tuesday to humanitarian reasons for the United States to lift its unjust blockade against Cuba, in the context of the global Covid-19 pandemic. The Farabundo Marti for National … Continue reading

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US blockade to Cuba is incomprehensible, French senate president says

By Waldo Mendiluza Paris, Apr 7 (Prensa Latina) Former President of the French Senate Jean-Pierre Bel on Tuesday described as incomprehensible that the United States maintains and intensifies its blockade against Cuba, when the novel SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus demands international solidarity … Continue reading

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Nearly 60 Groups Demand End to Sanctions During COVID-19 Crisis

In the document, they said that in the midst of a global emergency due to the pandemic caused by the coronavirus, the U.S. has ‘inhumanely’ increased the economic siege against Venezuela, Cuba and Iran, and Israel against the Gaza Strip. April 6 … Continue reading

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Blockade against Cuba is genocide, assures FM Rodriguez

Havana, April 6 (Prensa Latina) Cuba’s Foreign Minister of Foreign Affairs Bruno Rodriguez assured this Monday that blockade against the country is genocide, much more in the midst of Covid-19 pandemic. On Twitter, the FM ratified that ‘blockades and sanctions … Continue reading

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Cuba receives China’s donation to fight against Covid-19

Havana, April 6 (Prensa Latina) Cuba received a donation from China’s government to contribute to the fight against the novel coronavirus, causing Covid-19, confirmed this Monday Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla. ‘Our government and people thanked it. It is an … Continue reading

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Cuban doctors fighting coronavirus around world, defying US

April 4 (The Sentinel-Record) HAVANA — For two years the Trump administration has been trying to stamp out one of Cuba’s signature programs —- state-employed medical workers treating patients around the globe in a show of soft power that also … Continue reading

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Puebla Group rejects US blockade on Cuba in the middle of a pandemic

Buenos Aires, Apr 5 (Prensa Latina) The Puebla Group today denounced the blockade by the United States government on humanitarian aid that Chinese institutions and companies sent to Cuba, in a clear violation of human rights. In a statement, this … Continue reading

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ECLAC Urges the U.S. to Lift Sanctions Against Venezuela, Cuba

“It is solidarity time. It is not time to exclude,” ECLAC said and stressed that the U.S. blockade prevents those countries from buying food and medical supplies. April 4 (teleSUR) The UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) Friday urged … Continue reading

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Dominicans condemn inhumane US blockade against Cuba at the UN

Santo Domingo, April 3 (Prensa Latina) The Dominican Campaign for Solidarity with Cuba has condemned on Friday the economic, commercial and financial US blockade against Cuba, according to a letter sent to the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. In the letter, … Continue reading