On September 29, 2017, the US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson announced the decision to significantly downscale the diplomatic staff of the US embassy in Havana and withdraw all their relatives, claiming that there had been “attacks” perpetrated against US Government officials in Cuba which have harmed their health.
Statement by Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cuba, at the event in United Nations in solidarity with the countries affected by hurricane Irma. New York, September 18, 2017.
Mr. President of the General Assembly,
Distinguished Representatives of the Caribbean Nations,
Gentlemen of the General Secretariat,
Dear Ministers and Heads of Delegations, representatives of agencies of the United Nations System, delegates and guests,
Hurricane Irma, with its destructive force, lashed against our island for more than 72 hours, from the morning of September 8 until the afternoon of Sunday 10. With winds that surpassed at times the 250 kilometers per hour, it traveled almost all the north of the country. However, by the vastness of its size practically no territory was spared of its effects.
New Delhi, August 13, 2017. The Committee of Solidarity with Cuba, in coordination with the Embassy of this country, organized in India an act to honor the leader of the Revolution Fidel Castro Ruz, on the occasion of the 91st anniversary of his birth .
In the emotional meeting, members of solidarity and the Communist Parties of India, recalled the struggle of the Cuban people under the guidance of Fidel and repudiated the permanence of the US blockade against the island.
New Delhi, July 26 (Prensa Latina) Several Indian unions reiterated their support for the Cuban Revolution today while condemning the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed on the Caribbean island by the United States for more than 50 years.
Representatives of various guilds visited the Cuban embassy on the occasion of National Rebellion Day, which every July 26 celebrates the anniversary of the attacks on the Moncada and Carlos Manuel de Cespedes garrisons in 1953, an action that reinitiated the struggle process in the Largest of the Antilles.