New York, 26 October 2017. In March 2016, the then President of the United States, Barack Obama, authorized the use of the US dollar in Cuba's foreign trading operations. He also allowed American banking institutions to open offices in the island as well as other facilities, such as permitting local banks to open and maintain accounts of Cuban citizens.
New York, October 26, 2017. International cooperation is one of the pillars of the Cuban socialist system, that is why since April 2016 to date, the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States against Cuba has shown no mercy with regard to the cooperation projects that Cuba is developing worldwide. Below are listed some of the impacts on this field.
New York, October 26, 2017.In her statement at the General Debate of the Special Political and Decolonization Committee on Item 55: "Comprehensive review of the whole question of Peacekeeping Operations (PKO) in all their aspects” of the Fourth Committee of the United Nations General Assembly, Attaché Yailin Castro Loredo, representative of Cuba to the United Nations, pointed out that in Cuba’s opinion, the main responsibility for
New York, October 25, 2017.Cuban representative to the United Nations, Third Secretary Biana Leyva Regueira, highlighted the need to strengthen the United Nations Development System, in particular its assistance and support to the countries of the South in the achievement of their national priorities, the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and other global development goals, which are still pending issues.