Havana, June 6, 2019. The Cuban Movement for Peace and Sovereignty of Peoples today expressed its ''strong repudiation'' of the recent measures and actions by the United States against the Caribbean island.
In a statement the organization rejected the activation of Chapter III of the Helms-Burton Act and other decisions applied by Washington to restrict U.S. visits to Cuba and suffocate the Cuban economy.
Paris, June 6, 2019.UNESCO recognized the Havana restoration work reaching its 500th Anniversary in the presence of Eusebio Leal, historian of Havana.
The Assistant Director-General for Culture of UNESCO, Ernesto Ottone, highlighted the efforts made by Eusebio Leal, institutions and the State, in order to restore and preserve the historic city.
Washington, June 6, 2019. The Center for Responsible Tourism (CREST) expressed its concern about the impact that the new travel restrictions applied from today by the US government may have on the Cuban people.
CREST's executive director, Martha Honey, stated that the news about ending group educational visits of people-to-people contact is a devastating blow for millions of Cubans, as well as for US travel companies, airlines and cruise lines'.
Washington, June 5, 2019.The International Association of Cruise Lines (CLIA) reported on Wednesday that travel limitations against Cuba affect almost 800,000 passenger bookings already planned or in progress, which were made under a general license previously issued by the Government which authorized people to travel to Cuba.
Havana, June 5, 2019. The Trump administration’s hostility toward our country seems to have no end. Yesterday the U.S. Treasury Department added to sanctions announced April 17, and the activation of Title III of the Helms-Burton Act, the prohibition of "people to people" cultural and educational trips, plus other restrictions on travel and transportation services, remittances, banking, commerce, and telecommunications.