Message of solidarity from Zambia to Cuba
The activation of Title III of the Helms-Burton law by the current president of the United States is absurd both in its nature and intentions. Any action (legal or otherwise) that is meant to intimidate the economic partners of the Cuban people is wrong and immoral.
By The Mast, Larry Moonze on June 7, 2019. CUBAN President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez says new US sanctions will not intimidate or suffocate the communist island.
On Tuesday, the US departments of Treasury and Commerce added sanctions announced on 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. Reacting to the move via Twitter, President Díaz-Canel noted that the US government of Donald Trump was keeping its “perverse efforts to crush Cuba” with new measures intensifying the blockade which violates international law.
Havana, 5 June 2019. The Revolutionary Government of the Republic of Cuba condemns in the strongest terms the measures announced by the United States Government on 4 June 2019, further tightening the economic blockade imposed on Cuba for over 60 years, at a cost for the Cuban economy which amounted to over 134 billion dollars in 2018 at current prices, and to the figure of 933 billion dollars, taking into account the devaluation of the US dollar vis-à-vis the price of gold in the world market.
By The Mast, Larry Moonze on May 9, 2019. CUBA says it is very likely that the future of freedom and true democracy in the world will be defined in Cuba and Venezuela.By The Mast, Larry Moonze on May 9, 2019. CUBA says it is very likely that the future of freedom and true democracy in the world will be defined in Cuba and Venezuela.