Cuba in Belize

Government of Belize issues statement on “illegal” US embargo on Cuba

Posted: Tuesday, July 20, 2021. 7:40 pm CST.

By BBN Staff: The Government of Belize issued an official statement of solidarity with the Government and people of Cuba, calling the embargo imposed by the United States “illegal.”

GOB noted that the United Nations recently affirmed that the embargo is a gross violation of international law when 184 countries voted that it should be ended at the UN General Assembly back in June.

Belize-Cuba Solidarity Movement condemns US media coverage of the ongoing crisis in Cuba

Posted: Monday, July 19, 2021. 9:02 pm CST.

By BBN Staff: The Belize-Cuba Solidarity Movement, a community group dedicated to sharing information regarding the struggle of the Cuban people, is condemning the media coverage of United States-based media with regard to the ongoing crisis in the island nation.

The movement issued a statement of solidarity today, calling on the US to end the 57-year economic embargo on Cuba, which has caused increasing hardships for the country and its people.

Ambassador to Cuba: unrest is a direct result of the United States blockade

Posted: Thursday, July 15, 2021. 5:27 am CST.

By Benjamin Flowers: Over the weekend, riots broke out in Cuba as people protested food and medicine shortages which were made worse by the pandemic, but Ambassador of Cuba to Belize H. E. Lissette Perez believes that the unrest is ultimately linked directly to the economic embargo placed on Cuba by the United States.