Cuba in UN

Cuban President repudiates new U.S. sanctions

Havana, 1 December 2021. President Miguel Díaz-Canel today repudiated the imposition of new U.S. sanctions against Cuban officials in an attempt to subvert the island's revolutionary process.

In his Twitter account, the president wrote: Measures and more coercive measures, pressures, lies and slander, that is the perverse arsenal of the empire to destabilize the country.

They do not learn from the defeats suffered by the use of a failed policy. #AquíNoSeRindeNadie #CubaVive, he added.

Borders remain open, control to be reinforced, says president

Havana, 30 November 2021. Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel said Tuesday that Cuba will not close borders, but will reinforce the control of international travelers, in view of the appearance of the new variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, called Omicron.

“#Cuba will adopt measures to preserve what we have achieved,” the president wrote on his Twitter account and shared the information note of the Public Health Ministry (Minsap) with new procedures for those arriving in this nation from December 4.

Cuba appreciates support from G-77 and China for lifting blockade against Cuba

New York, 30 November 2021. Cuban Foreign Minister, Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, participated today at the 45th Ministerial Meeting of the Group of 77 and China, within the framework of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly.

At the event, he expressed his gratitude for the organization's unyielding support for the lifting of the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the US government against Cuba.

Cuba’s exportable offer is presented at the Business Forum

Havana, 30 November 2021. Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment Minister Rodrigo Malmierca on Tuesday presented the country's exportable offers in the context of the 2nd Cuba Business Forum.

The portfolio contains products (more than 300), goods (320) and services (52) from 74 export companies linked to prioritize sectors, including options from private stakeholders and cooperatives.

14th Havana Biennial: Censorship and extortion behind a façade

Havana, 25 November 2021. Are you going to Havana? Are you sending your work? Have you thought about the negative consequences for your career? What will gallery owners and art dealers say?

Pressure tactics like these are not figments of the imagination, but very real, indeed. Since the public announcement that the 14th Havana Biennial was to be held November 12, 2021 through April 30, 2022, a fierce campaign has been waged to have the event canceled.