Category Archives: The Blockade?

Nobel Prize campaign for Cuban doctors grows and expands in Greece

Athens, Aug 2 (Prensa Latina) More than 47,000 members make up the Greek group for the Nobel Peace Prize for Cuban doctors, with 70 organizations between unions, associations, portals and websites and the interaction of some 400,000 followers. Velisarios Kossivakis, … Continue reading

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Belgians Supports Cuba Against the Blockade, Activist Says

The Belgian Committee against the Blockade to Cuba launched the initiative in April, to call out international attention on the island’s situation facing the pandemic during blockade hardening. August 1 (teleSUR) Belgian Committee against the Blockade to Cuba’s coordinator Wim … Continue reading

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Cuba deserves admiration and respect, not sanctions and smears

London, Aug 1 (Prensa Latina) Former London Mayor Ken Livingstone on Saturday denounced the United States’ onslaught against Cuba’s medical assistance to other countries affected by Covid-19, and assured that the Caribbean island deserves admiration instead of sanctions. ‘Not content … Continue reading

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Cuba’s ambassador to the UN rejects US unilateral coercive measures

United Nations, Jul 31 (Prensa Latina) Cuba’s alternate permanent representative to the UN, Ana Silvia Rodriguez, rejected on Friday US ongoing unilateral coercive measures to tighten the blockade against Cuba in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic. Washington blacklisted a … Continue reading

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Cuba stands out worldwide in humanitarian support against Covid-19

Paris, Jul 30 (Prensa Latina) The Cuba Cooperation France (CubaCoop) Association said on Thursday that the assistance provided by the Caribbean island in the fight against Covid-19 stands out worldwide, a good reason to grant the Nobel Peace Prize to … Continue reading

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US attacks Cuba’s economy with sanctions on banking entities

Washington, Jul 30 (Prensa Latina) The United States has once again attacked Cuba’s economy by ratifying sanctions against Havin Bank. The announcement was made by the US Treasury Department on its website, posting the agency is listed on special designations … Continue reading

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Congressperson describes US policy towards Cuba as shameful

Washington, Jul 30 (Prensa Latina) Democratic Congressperson James McGovern described US policy towards Cuba as shameful, and acknowledged the huge suffering caused by the US blockade against Cuba. The Massachusetts legislator, who is the chairperson of the House Rules Committee, … Continue reading

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St. Vincent and the Grenadines’ PM condemns US blockade against Cuba

Kingston, Jul 29 (Prensa Latina) Saint Vincent and the Grenadines’ Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves once again condemned the US blockade against Cuba for over 60 years, a diplomatic source reported on Wednesday. Gonsalves described that policy as inhumane and highlighted … Continue reading

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Cuba is providing an example of solidarity, says EU ambassador

Havana, jul 29 (Prensa Latina) The European Union (EU) ambassador to Cuba, Alberto Navarro, said that the island is today giving an example of solidarity in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic, by sending medical missions abroad to help countries … Continue reading

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WHAT CUBA CAN TEACH THE U.S. ABOUT CONFRONTING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

by Sharon Maeda – South Seattle Emerald July 29, 2020 Cuba is one of many countries that has successfully addressed the COVID-19 coronavirus despite the U.S. embargo that prohibits the sale of ventilators and other medical equipment to Cuba.  Cuba … Continue reading

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