President Díaz-Canel received by French Prime Minister

President Díaz-Canel received by French Prime Minister

President Díaz-Canel arrived in France yesterday, on his was to Russia, making the first stop of an extensive international tour

november 1, 2018 09:11:43

- Making his first stop of an extensive international tour, President Díaz-Canel arrived in France yesterday, where he was received by Prime Minister Edouard Phillippe.

- The two leaders addressed areas of economic cooperation of mutual interest and reviewed several issues on the international agenda.

The world says “No!” to the blockade and Trump’s amendments

The world says “No!” to the blockade and Trump’s amendments

At 12:20pm, in the United Nations General Assembly, the international community once again almost unanimously condemned the U.S. blockade of Cuba, voting 189 in favor of the Cuban resolution, two against (U.

november 1, 2018 12:11:58

At 12:20pm, in the United Nations General Assembly, the international community once again almost unanimously condemned the U.S. blockade of Cuba, voting 189 in favor of the Cuban resolution, two against (U.S. and Israel), with no abstentions.

The world condemns U.S. blockade of Cuba in the United Nations

The world condemns U.S. blockade of Cuba in the United Nations

Granma follows the second day of events at UN headquarters in New York as the General Assembly votes for the 27th consecutive time on Cuba’s resolution demanding an end to the blockade

november 1, 2018 10:11:06

Foreign Minister Rodriguez began his presentation of the resolution shortly before 11:00am, following the interventions of a number of representatives who called for an end to the blockade, including those from Myanmar, Equatorial Guinea, and Grenada.

The economic blockade is contrary to the UN Charter and the International Law, and its aggressive extraterritorial implementation is harmful to the sovereignty of all States.

Minister FA Cuba Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla at UNGA-- Courtesy UN Archives

Full Statement by His Excellency Mr. Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cuba, on Agenda Item 43, “Necessity of ending the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by The United States of America against Cuba”, at the Seventy Third session of the United Nations General Assembly. New York, November 1, 2018.

 

Madam President;

Excellences, Permanent Representatives;

Delegates;

Media Statement by the President of the Republic of South Africa Cyril Ramaphosa. 30 October 2018

South Africa expresses support to Cuba ahead of the voting in the UN General Assembly on Cuba’s resolution on ending the economic embargo imposed by the USA*

President Cyril Ramaphosa has expressed South Africa’s support for Cuba’s annual resolution on the “Necessity of ending the economic, commercial and financial embargo imposed by the United States of America (USA) against Cuba,” which will be voted on in the General Assembly at the United Nations (UN) Headquarters in New York on Wednesday, 31 October 2018.

SA thanks Cuba's contribution to the training of South African dancers

An emotional ceremony of diploma delivery to South African students and professors graduated in various ballet courses took place in the main theater of Montecasino, Johannesburg, on Saturday, October 27.

Nearly a hundred children, young people and teachers of different levels, trained in South Africa under the method of the Cuban School of Ballet, received their graduation diplomas from the Cuban Ambassador, Rodolfo Benítez Verson, Guest of Honor at the event.

Speaker of the House of Representatives of Liberia thanks the work of the Embassy of Cuba.

Speaker of the House of Representatives of Liberia thanks the work of the Embassy of Cuba.

Monrovia, October 31st, 2018-, The Speaker of the House of Representatives of Liberia, Mr. Bhofal Chambers, received on Wednesday the Cuban Chargé d'Affaires, Yordenis Despaigne Vera. The exchange took place in the framework of the courtesy visit made by the latter to say goodbye due to the end of his mission in Liberia. During the meeting was also present the Second Secretary Carmen Maury Toledo.

Parliament of Jamaica adopts new resolution against US blockade

Parlamento Jamaica aprueba moción vs Bloqueo a Cuba

KINGSTON, JAMAICA, 31st October, 2018.- The Parliament of Jamaica adopted unanimously and for the tenth consecutive occasion, a resolution to reject the criminal blockade the United States has imposed to Cuba during almost six decades.

The text of the resolution, presented by the Attorney General, Marlene Malahoo Forte, stresses that the economic, commercial and financial blockade constitutes the main obstacle to Cuba´s economic and social development and represents a violation of the International Law.

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