The Revolutionary Government of the Republic of Cuba repudiates, in the strongest terms, measures announced by the United States government on June 4, 2019, reinforcing the economic blockade imposed on Cuba for more than 60 years, at a cost to the Cuban economy that in 2018 exceeded 134 billion dollars at current prices, or 933 billion dollars, when considering the depreciation of the dollar as compared to the value of gold on the international market.As is known, this new escalation, effective June 5, further strengthens the stringent restrictions U.S.
NIGERIA, May 9, 2019. Last Sunday was broadcast on Silverbird TV, an exclusive interview with the Cuban ambassador, Carlos Trejo Sosa, on television. The exchange was very positive, the journalist's questions allowed the diplomat to transfer the messages of interest about Cuba and to denounce the application of Title III of the Helms-Burton Law, where emphasis was placed on extraterritorial character.
NIGERIA, April 24, 2019. On the night of April 23, marked as the World Book and Copyright Day, the launch of the book "Poetry and Sayings Yoruba" by the poet was held at the Residence of the Spanish Ambassador. and Nigerian writer Ade Akinfenwa.
The activity was attended by all the Yoruba priests of the federal capital, the chairman of the local government of Alimosho, belonging to the Lagos state, Yoruba intellectuals, some ambassadors and members of the diplomatic corps.
NIGERIA, April 15, 2019. On April 13, a press conference was held to officially announce the celebration of the VI Continental Conference of Solidarity with Cuba, based in the city of Abuja, Nigeria and the establishment of the 7 commissions that will take the process forward until its culmination on September 27 next.
(Council of State transcript / GI translation)
Compañero Esteban Lazo, President of the National Assembly;
Compañero Miguel Díaz-Canel, President of the Republic of Cuba; now President of the Councils of State and Ministers;
Compañeras and compañeros:
It is an exceptional privilege for me to deliver the central remarks in this session to proclaim the Constitution of the Republic. This is the second occasion on which I am fulfilling such a great responsibility.