Cuba announces new migratory regulations
As part of the continuous, irreversible process of updating the country’s migratory policies, the Cuban government has approved the following measures, which will take effect January 1, 2018:
• Eliminate the “Habilitación” (authorization) of passports previously required of Cuban émigrés traveling to the country
Alleged sonic attacks
This past February 17, the State Department and the U.S. embassy in Havana, reported, for the first time, to Cuba’s Foreign Ministry and diplomatic mission in Washington, the alleged occurrence of sonic attacks between November of 2016 and February, 2017.
According to statements by U.S. authorities, these incidents were produced by long-range sonic devices, which affected the health of diplomatic personnel and their family members.
Cuba will never accept any preconditions or impositions
Statement by Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, Minister of Foreign Affairs Of the Republic of Cuba, at the Seventy Second Session of the United Nations General Assembly. New York, September 22, 2017.
Mr. Secretary General;
Allow me to reiterate to you Cuba’s support to your work at the helm of the United Nations and as a guarantor and advocate of international peace.
Heads of State and Government;
The Swedish-Cuban Association
Solidarity declaration by the Swedish-Cuban Association
We have with concern, alarm and sorrow followed the violent ravages of hurricane Irma in the Carribbean and Cuba. We understand that the destruction and damage is enormous. We express our solidarity with the People of Cuba and our admiration for Cuba, which at the same time as it itself has been hit so hard by the hurricane, also generously and in solidarity sends 750 medical specialists to other countries in the region that have been hit.