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60 years since the proclamation that formalized the criminal economic blockade by the United States against Cuba

Declaration by the revolutionary government

The revolutionary government condemns the continuance for over 60 years of the economic, commercial, and financial sanctions formally imposed by the United States on 3rd February 1962. On that date, the then president, John F. Kennedy, issued Proclamation 3447, “Embargo on All Trade with Cuba” under Section 620(a) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961. He thereby conferred official status on the unilateral economic hostilities already in effect against Cuba since our country’s revolutionary victory.

Tribute to Martí for the 169th Anniversary of his Birth

Georgetown, Guyana. January 28th, 2022 “José Martí, poet of the finest sensitivity, one of the most important intellectuals and writers in Latin America and the Caribbean, creator of an enormous work, due to its volume and lucidity; a sensitive chronicler of his time, a journalist who enjoyed great recognition in New York at the end of the 19th century; a man seduced by love and seducer and giver of beauty, of human kindness”.

Statement by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cuba, Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, during the XXII Meeting of Foreign Ministers of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC)

Buenos Aires, Argentina, January 7, 2022.

His Excellency Mr. Marcelo Ebrard Casaubón, Secretary of Foreign Relations of the United Mexican States;

His Excellency Mr. Santiago Andrés Cafiero, Minister of Foreign Relations, International Trade and Worship of the Argentine Republic;

Dear Foreign Ministers, Heads of Delegations, National Coordinators and guests, friends, all:

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