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Time to end the US blockade of Cuba

By Shannon Ebrahim Feb 19, 2021

The winds of change are potentially blowing in Cuba’s direction, and an end to the US blockade of 59 years has never been more urgent.

Cuba is facing a devastating food crisis with people lining up for hours and sometimes days for basic commodities that are unaffordable and sometimes impossible to find.

The country has been facing one of the worst food shortages in 25 years, with severe shortages of cooking oil, rice, chicken, corn, beans, fruit toothpaste, personal hygiene products, medicine, fuel, fertilizer and raw materials.

Statement to the media on the change of date for the submission of the Cuban resolution against the blockade

Statement to the media on the change of date for the submission of the Cuban resolution against the blockade

The complex epidemiological situation created worldwide by the COVID-19 pandemic, in particular in the United States, which includes the city of New York, will entail changes in the usual conduct of business during the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly, which is scheduled to begin next September.

Culture and politics foster changes in Cuba-US relations

Havana, Jul 20, 2020.- The call to lift the US economic blockade against Cuba and to recognize the Caribbean nation's health personnel with Nobel Peace Prize are the focus of today's speeches by some activists, politicians, artists and intellectuals from around the world.

Dozens of renowned figures from the United States, Canada, Europe and Africa joined the online Concert for Cuba, an initiative by the Chicago Hot House and supported by the Cuban Music Institute and the Ministry of Culture.


Quotes of the speech of Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel, at UNGA, New York, Sept. 26th 2018.

The US blockade "seeks to suffocate the Cuban economy in order to generate hardships and disrupt the constitutional order. It is a cruel policy, punishing Cuban families and the entire Nation.It is the most comprehensive and long-standing system of economic sanctions ever implemented against any country. It has been and continues to be a major obstacle to the country's development and to the realization of the aspirations to progress and well-being of several generations of Cubans."

Annual report on blockade damages


The report to the United Nations General Assembly on Resolution 71/5 entitled “The Necessity of Ending the Economic, Commercial, and Financial Blockade Imposed by the United States on Cuba” was recently released, exposing the extensive damages suffered by the island

Education and culture continue to be some of the sectors most affected by the coercive measures of the current U.S. administration. 

Embassy of Cuba in Egypt denounces in press conference the aggressive policy of blockade

At almost one week near from the voting at the United Nations General Assembly, the Cuban Embassy in Egypt held a press conference at the headquarters of this diplomatic representation ​​which showed the strengthening of the blockade, which remains intact, and the setback in the diplomatic relations between Cuba and the United States under the Administration of President Donald Trump.

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