Cuba in UN

Press Release: Cuba calls for greater assistance to the Caribbean Small Island States affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria.

New York, 21 November 2017.During his statement at the High-Level Donor Conference for Recovery of the Caribbean after hurricanes Irma and Maria, held at the United Nations headquarters, Mr.Rodolfo Reyes Rodríguez, General Director for Multilateral Affairs and International Law of the Cuban Foreign Ministry, once again called on the international community to accord priority and mobilize resources to help the Caribbean Small Island S

Press release: US Department of the Treasury imposes a new fine on US and third-country companies.

New York, November 20, 2017. On November 17, the US Department of the Treasury announced that the financial firm American Express Company (AMEX) will pay a fine of 204,277 dollars for the alleged violation of the blockade against Cuba.

The Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) of this federal entity announced that the sanction is related to the possible liability of the Belgian company BCC Corporate SA (BCCC) for apparent violations of the Cuban Assets Control Regulations.

Press Release: Cuba holds Conference against Gender Violence.

New York, November 20th, 2017. From November 20th to December 15th, Cuba will hold the Conference against Gender Violence, organized by the National Center for Sex Education (CENESEX), together with other Cuban national institutions. The objective of the Conference is to visualize and raise awareness on gender violence, which is a social, public health and human rights problem worldwide.

The Conference will develop a series of activities, including the following courses / workshops: