New York, 8 December 2016. Cuba pointed out today, at the UN General Assembly plenary session to consider Agenda item “Strengthening of the coordination of humanitarian and disaster relief assistance of the United Nations, including special economic assistance”, that the UN Charter shall be respected, and its purposes and principles are not to be infringed or distorted, restricted or conditioned when offering humanitarian assistance.
New York, 6 December 2016. - On Monday evening, the Episcopal Church “All Souls Episcopal Church” embraced the tribute of the black community to Fidel Castro Ruz. The event organized by the 12 December Movement and summoned by its International Secretariat President, Roger Wareham, was attended by members of several organizations based in this city, defenders of the rights of the black community.
New York, 2 December 2016.- This morning, the President of the United Nations General Assembly, Ambassador Peter Thomson, paid tribute in these headquarters to the historical leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro Ruz, and signed the condolence book that will remain open until next Sunday, 4 December.
New York, 1 December 2016.- During the morning, the Chief of the Americas Division in the UN Department of Political Affairs, Mrs. Martha Doggett, visited the headquarters of the Permanent Mission of Cuba to the United Nations to sign the condolence book. After writing her message, she took the opportunity to cordially convey her wholehearted condolences to Ambassador Ana Silvia Rodríguez Abascal, Chargé D’Affaires a.i.