Dominica, Roseau, October 24, 2016. In an official ceremony, the Minister of Health, Dr. Kenneth Darroux, representing the Ministry of Health and Environment of Dominica and the ambassador, Juan Carlos Frómeta by the Ministry of Health of Cuba, renewed the cooperation agreement on health between the two countries.
The people of Cuba continue their centuries’ long struggle in the reconquest of full justice. Along this road they have given ample proof of their capacity for resistance in the face of enormous challenges. One such challenge is the economic, commercial and financial blockade which has been imposed by the United States of America and has remained in place for over fifty years.
Dominica, Roseau, 7 October 2016. Cuba's ambassador in the Commonwealth of Dominica, Juan Carlos Frómeta, highlighted the validity of the US blockade against Cuba despite the restoration of diplomatic relations last year. In statements given to the local radio station DBS, the Cuban diplomatic stressed that there can be no normalization of bilateral relations as economic, commercial and financial blockade is lifted, not the territory now occupied by the illegal naval base in Guantanamo be returned without ceasing subversive programs and radio broadcasts against Cuba.
Dominica, September 25, 2016. The Chancellor of the Commonwealth of Dominica, Honorable Senator Francine Baron, reiterated the traditional support of her country to the lifting of the US blockade against Cuba, during the High-Level Segment of the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly held in New York.