Cuba in UN

New Victory of Cuba in the United Nations against US blockade

CUBA, November 1st, 2017.- The Cuban resolution ¨Necessity of putting an end to the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States of America against Cuba¨ was widely supported in the United Nations this Wednesday, obtaining  191 votes in favor, 2 against (USA and Israel) and 0 abstentions.

The international community represented in the framework of the 72 session of the United Nations General Assembly strongly rejected the unjust and inhuman policy applied by the United States against Cuba for almost six decades.

Press Release: Cuba demands the unilateral and unconditional lifting of the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States Government.

poster designed by Liz Capote (Cuba) and Winner in #UnblockCuba Poster Contest 2017

New York, 31 October 2017. The blockade of the United States against Cuba was unilaterally imposed 55 years ago. More than 70 percent of the current Cuban population has been born and raised under the implementation of this policy, which hinders Cuba's economic development and constitutes a flagrant violation of the human rights of the Cuban people.

Foreign Ministers of Cuba and Venezuela meet in New York.

New York, October 30, 2017.The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cuba, Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla and comrade Jorge Arreaza Monserrat, Minister of People´s Power for Foreign Affairs of Venezuela, held a fraternal meeting this afternoon, October 30th in New York.

Press Release: The international community expresses its opposition to the blockade.

poster designed by Teodoro Mancera Cruz (Cuba) and choose Best project in #UnblockCuba Poster Contest 2017

New York, October 30, 2017. The opposition to the blockade has a universal character at an international level, which is increasingly shown in different scenarios. Listed below are some examples:

At the General Debate of the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly last September, 37 heads of delegations spoke out against the blockade, including 14 Heads of State or Government.