Law Helms-Burton has no impact whatsoever, practical impact in Cuba. It’s a US Law with no jurisdiction whatsoever in Cuba and cannot be applied in any sovereign country that respects its sovereignty. Its jurisdiction is limited to the United States. In addition to that, Cuba passed a law in 1996 that defined that Helms-Burton was null and void of any meaning or impact in our country so in practical terms it has no effect whatsoever in Cuba.
Havana, March 2019. Received by Cuban Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla, the Hon. Mr. Finian McGrath, Minster of State, ratified the good state of the bilateral relations between Ireland and Cuba, which commemorate its 20th anniversary this year.
Mr. McGrath was also received by Cuban Minister of Health José Angel Portal Miranda, where they exchanged experiences on the functioning of both health systems and evaluated possible cooperation issues between the two countries.
The Revolutionary Government of the Republic of Cuba condemns the escalation of pressures and actions of the US government in preparation for a military adventure under the guise of a humanitarian intervention in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela and calls on the international community to mobilize in order to prevent its consummation.