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Press Release: The US blockade violates the right to development of the Cuban people.

New York, October 23, 2017. The right to development in Cuba is limited by the negative impact of the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States. Sectors such as biotechnology, tourism, mining, renewable energies, telecommunications, among others, have suffered considerable loss due to this unjust and illegal policy.

Final Declaration of the 14th Forum of Cuban Civil Society organizations against the blockade. Havana, 18 October 2017.

Representatives of civil society organizations, with the support of regional and international organizations based in Cuba, of social actors and organizations, religious, fraternal and national institutions, gathered for the 14th Forum of Civil Society Organizations against the Blockade, have agreed:

1.    To condemn unequivocally the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the Government of the United States of America against the Cuban people.

Press Release: US blockade against Cuba violates the right to education, sports and culture of the Cuban people.

New York, October 20, 2017. Education, sports and culture are inalienable rights for all Cubans during their lifetime. The Cuban government allocates a significant amount of financial and human resources annually to guarantee universal, equitable and free access to quality education for all Cubans. However, these efforts are directly affected by the effects of the US blockade against Cuba.

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