La Habana, May 8, 2019. The U.S. tourist sector remains committed to Cuba as a holiday destination, even as the U.S. government is tightening the blockade against the island. This was stated at a press conference by Michel Bernal Quicutis, commercial director at the Cuban Ministry of Tourism (Mintur), who assured that “We will not give up on reaching the planned 5,100,000 visitors for this 2019.”
La Habana, May 7, 2019. Members of Cuban civil society, intellectuals, journalists, and students gathered on May 3 in Havana, in a public hearing convened by the Association of Cuban Jurists and the Cuban United Nations Association to discuss the activation of the Helms-Burton Act’s Title III, a law that violates the principle of sovereignty, and seeks to destroy our nation and subordinate it to the power of a foreign government.
New York, 29 April 2019.Cuba attended today the 41st Session of the United Nations Committee on Information, where Ambassador Humberto Rivero Rosario highlighted that the island is making progress on the process of computerization of its society, thanks to the political will of the Cuban government, despite the illegal economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the Government of the United States, which persists and intensifies with new unilateral and illegal sanctions such as the implementation of Title III of the Helms-Burton Act, which will have a negative im
New York, 29 April 2019. Ambassador Ana Silvia Rodriguez Abascal, Deputy Permanent Representative and Chargé d'affaires a.i. of the Permanent Mission of Cuba to the United Nations, attended today the Security Council Quarterly Open Debate on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian Question.