Cuba in UN

US laws and regulations supporting the economic, commercial and financial blockade of the US against Cuba.

New York, September ­­­­­­­­­­­­­18, 2018. The laws and regulations that support the US economic, commercial and financial blockade against Cuba are still in force and are strictly implemented by the government agencies of that country, namely by the Departments of Treasury and Commerce and, in particular, by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC).

Historically, the main legislations and administrative regulations that establish and govern the policy of the blockade are:

The Donald Trump administration has strengthened the blockade against Cuba.

New York, September ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­14, 2018. The economic, commercial and financial blockade that the US government has imposed on Cuba since 1962 has been strengthened by the current administration of Donald Trump, who signed on June 16, 2017 in Miami, the "National Security Presidential Memorandum on the Strengthening of the United States Policy toward Cuba".

US Blockade on Cuba Grows Every Year, ECLAC Says.

Havana, September 12, 2018. The impact of the United States'' blockade on Cuba grows annually and affects the country''s economic structure, causing damages that will last even after those barriers are lifted, an ECLAC official said today.

Blockade of the United States government against Cuba: A necessary introduction.

New York, September 11 2018. The economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the government of the United States of America against Cuba for almost six decades is the most unjust, severe and prolonged system of unilateral sanctions that has been imposed to any country. It was established on February 3, 1962 by John F. Kennedy –-the 35th president of the United States of America– through executive order 3447. It remains in force and is strictly implemented, being the main obstacle for the development of the Cuban nation.

US Blockade on Cuba Is Unfair, WHO Says

Havana, September 10, 2018. The blockade imposed by the United States government on Cuba is unfair, Cristian Morales, representative in Havana of the World Health Organization/Pan American Health Organization (WHO/PAHO), said today.

Therefore, we join the majority position of the countries at the time of the historic vote at the UN General Assembly, Morales told Prensa Latina in this capital.