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Cuba Denounces Development Drawbacks Due to US Blockade

(Prensa Latina) The upsurge of the US blockade against Cuba brings about major drawbacks to the national population development policies, according to the Cuban ambassador to the UN, Humberto Rivero.
 
In a special session of the UN General-Assembly for the 35th anniversary of the United Nations International Conference on Population and Development, Rivero strongly rejected the recent activation of Title III of the Helms-Burton Act which imposes more hurdles to Cuba.

Expanding friendship bonds with NNPA publishers and companies in Cincinnatti, Ohio

On a visit to Cincinnati, Ohio, from June 27th to 29th, the Third Secretary of the Embassy of Cuba in Washington DC, Sulia Paez Chacón attended the Annual Convention of the National Association of Newspaper Publishers (NNPA), where she exchanged with members of the leadership of this organization and she learned about the work that its publishers do. Within the framework of this event, the official attended presentations made by communicators, corporations linked to the NNPA as well as local and federal politicians. She could also realize the high esteem of its president, Dr. Benjamin F.

Cooperation potentialities between Cuba and the state of Michigan

Image: Members of the Detroit Caucus and Michigan Black Caucus of the state Congress join diplomat Yanet Pumariega (center).

From June 3rd to 6th, 2019 Third Secretary of the Embassy of Cuba in Washington D.C., Yanet Pumariega Pérez visited the State of Michigan. The purpose of her visit and meetings were to discuss the potentialities of improving relations with the state of Michigan and to find mutually beneficial opportunities of cooperation in areas such as health, education, agriculture and trade.

Cuba is not frightened by the measures tightening the blockade

Declaration of the Revolutionary Government

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.

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