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Cuba denounces blockade as an obstacle for its participation in IAEA

Vienna, May 5 (Prensa Latina) Cuba on Wednesday denounced at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) that the technological blockade imposed by the US is an obstacle to the participation of its experts in virtual meetings of this multilateral organization. … Continue reading

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New solidarity actions with Cuba are being prepared in Sweden

Stockholm, May 6 (Prensa Latina) The Swedish-Cuban Solidarity Association announced on Thursday that it is preparing new actions to support Cuba in the fight against the US economic, commercial and financial blockade, after two containers with donations were sent. In … Continue reading

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Puebla group asks Biden to close Guantanamo Bay Naval Base

Buenos Aires, May 6 (Prensa Latina) Puebla Group on Thursday urged President Joe Biden to shut down the Guantánamo Bay Naval Base, located in the illegally-occupied Cuban territory. In a statement, Puebla Group´s prominent political figures from 16 countries said … Continue reading

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US blockade against Cuba negatively impacts on its people’s health

Havana, May 5 (Prensa Latina) The US economic blockade against Cuba has had a negative impact on the health of the Cuban people for almost six decades, an impact that increased with the Covid-19 pandemic, health authorities denounced here on … Continue reading

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Syringes for Cuba campaign makes progress in Spain

Madrid, May 4 (Prensa Latina) An international initiative to raise funds for the purchase of syringes for Cuba has collected more than 90,000 euros in Spain, the non-governmental organization (NGO) Sodepaz said on Tuesday. The sum collected so far is … Continue reading

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Argentinians organize solidarity campaign for Cuba

Buenos Aires, May 4 (Prensa Latina) Friendly Argentineans and Cuban residents here are currently promoting a campaign to purchase and donate syringes to Cuba, in support for the island’s vaccination against Covid-19. From the Union of Cuban Residents in Argentina … Continue reading

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Religious organizations in the US reject sanctions against Cuba

Washington, May 4 (Prensa Latina) US religious and faith-based organizations asked in a letter to President Joe Biden’s administration to lift sanctions imposed by the administration of former President Donald Trump and which are still in force. A total of … Continue reading

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US organizations call for worldwide tweet campaign for Cuba

Washington, May 4 (Prensa Latina) Several associations and organizations in the United States on Tuesday called for a new worldwide tweet campaign on Wednesday to demand the reopening of the US Embassy in Havana and the end of sanctions. The … Continue reading

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US blockade affects Cuba’s computerization strategy

Havana May 3 (Prensa Latina) Although Cuba has been advancing in the computerization of society with notable changes for some years now, the US blockade is currently an obstacle for the development of the telecommunications sector. According to a report … Continue reading

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Cuban president condemns accusations by US officials

Havana, May 3 (Prensa Latina) President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Monday condemned accusations by United States officials against Cuba, while Washington keeps the economic, commercial and financial blockade against the Caribbean island. In a message on his Twitter account, the president … Continue reading

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