The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is concerned by the new measures under Title III of the Helms-Burton Act announced by the Government of the United States of America which would strengthen the US economic, commercial and financial embargo against Cuba. The Community denounces the application of laws and measures of an extra-territorial nature that are contrary to international law.
Georgetown, May 17, 2019. "Politician, writer, journalist, philosopher, and poet, with deep thought of the realities of his time, the foresight of the future, defender of justice, solidarity and the emancipation of peoples."
With these words, José Martí was remembered, at the Cuban Embassy in Guyana, on the occasion of the 134th anniversary of his death in combat.
Georgetown. April 18, 2019. The Guyana Cuba Solidarity Movement (GCSM) has denounced actions by the United States of America to reinstate limits on remittances that Cuban residents in the U.S. send to their families and friends while restricting travel.
President of the GCSM Halim Khan said that the US recently further restricted travel by U.S. citizens to Cuba, and imposed additional financial sanctions.
“The Revolutionary Government rejects, in the strongest terms possible, the decision to now allow action to be taken in U.S. courts against Cuban and foreign entities, and to aggravate impediments to entering the US faced by leaders and families of companies that legitimately invest in Cuba, in properties that were nationalized,” Khan said.
Further, Khan said that the US have the cynicism to blame Cuba for the economic and social situation Venezuela is facing after years of brutal economic sanctions, conceived and implemented by the United States and their allies .
Revolutionary Government Declaration
Today, April 17, is the anniversary of the launching of the United State’s 1961 military invasion at Playa Girón. (Bay of Pigs) The Cuban people’s resolute response in defense of the Revolution and socialism, within only 72 hours, produced the first military defeat of imperialism in America.
Strangely, the date was chosen by the current U.S. government to announce new aggressive measures against Cuba and to reinforce their implementation of the Monroe Doctrine.
The Revolutionary Government rejects, in the strongest terms possible, the decision to now allow action to be taken in U.S. courts against Cuban and foreign entities, and to aggravate impediments to entering the United States faced by leaders and families of companies that legitimately invest in Cuba, in properties that were nationalized. These are actions established in the Helms-Burton Ac,t which was denounced long ago by the international community, and which the Cuban nation has repudiated since its promulgation and implementation in 1996, with the fundamental goal of imposing colonial tutelage on our country.
Georgetown, April 12, 2019. On April 10 and 11, 2019, the Second Round of Migratory Talks between the Republic of Cuba and the Cooperative Republic of Guyana took place in Georgetown, presided by Ernesto Soberón Guzmán, General Director of Consular Affairs and of Cuban Residents Abroad of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cuba and Hon.Winston Felix, Minister of Citizenship of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana.
The working sessions took place in a fruitful and mutual respectful environment. During the meeting, there were exchanges on the behavior of the migratory flow between both countries and the illicit ones associated with it.
The representatives of Cuba and Guyana reiterated the importance of this type of meeting for the good development of the relationships between the two countries and reaffirmed the will and commitment of their governments to implement joint actions, in order to guarantee a regular, orderly and secure migratory flow and to increase the bilateral cooperation in the fight against human trafficking and trafficking in person.