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, 24 April 2019. "The International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace cannot not be taken as a mere celebration, but as a reaffirmation of our duty and collective responsibility to preserve peace. As we approach the commemoration of the 74th anniversary of the United Nations Organization, Cuba as a founding member ratifies its commitment to the defense and promotion of multilateralism," said Ambassador Ana Silvia Rodríguez Abascal, Chargé d'Affaires a.i. and Deputy Permanent Representative of Cuba to the world organization.
Today, the 17th of April, we celebrate another anniversary of the start of the military aggression at the Bay of Pigs (Playa Girón) in 1961. The decisive response of the Cuban people in defense of the Revolution and socialism resulted in the first military defeat of imperialism in the Americas, in just 72 hours.
Oddly enough, it is the date chosen by the current government of the United States to announce the adoption of new aggressive measures against Cuba and to reinforce the application of the Monroe Doctrine.