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Cuba denounces the negative impact of unilateral coercive measures on the response of developing countries against COVID-19

New York, 27 May 2020. Ambassador Ana Silvia Rodriguez Abascal, Deputy Permanent Representative of Cuba to the United Nations and Chargé d´Affaires a.i., participated today in the Dialogue with UN Deputy Secretary-General and Heads of entities, as part of the ECOSOC Operational Activities for Development Segment, which took place under the theme: Working together to accelerate Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) progress during the Decade of Action and in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Twenty days of complicit silence

Havana, May 21, 2020. Twenty days since the terrorist attack on Cuba’s embassy in Washington, neither the event itself, nor repeated demands for official information by our government, seem to be of importance to authorities in the country where the deplorable act took place.

Cuba calls for Latin American integration and solidarity to tackle COVID-19

New York, 15 May 2020. In its capacity as President pro-tempore of ECLAC (Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean), Cuba presided today the virtual preparatory briefing of the ECOSOC Operational Activities for Development Segment. Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of ECLAC and representatives of Member States of Latin America and the Caribbean participated in the briefing.  

What Trump and the haters he encourages ignore

Havana, May 14, 2020. It could have been predicted; it has happened before: The U.S. government's extremism toward Cuba is once again encouraging terrorism.

A fanatic fires on the Cuban embassy in Washington. This was not one of the invisible and unproven "sonic attacks" on diplomatic personnel that the Trump administration alleges occurred in Havana. Bullets were fired from an assault rifle, and their marks are clearly visible on the facade of Cuba’s embassy in the U.S. capital.