The President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, Dr. Irfaan Ali, in Debate 77 of the UN General Assembly stated: "In our own region, we once more time join the overwhelming majority of members of the international community in reiterating the rejection of Guyana to the sanctions imposed on the Republic of Cuba".
Washington, Aug 10 (Prensa Latina) Artists, intellectuals, politicians, scientists, activists and religious leaders today sent a letter to the President of the United States, Joe Biden, to demand the end of the blockade against Cuba in the midst of the devastating fire in fuel depots.
“Sanctions feed the fire,” say the signatories of the letter, among whom are US intellectual Noam Chomsky, British politician Jeremy Corbyn, musician Roger Waters, philosopher Judith Butler, and the Afro-American Cornel West, known for his fight in favor of human rights.
AUGUST 8, 2022.The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) stands with the government and people of Cuba in the aftermath of the disastrous fire at the Port of Matanzas. We extend our condolences on the loss of life and wish a speedy recovery to the scores of people who were injured in this tragic accident brought on by an act of nature.
Georgetown, August 8, 2022. The Guyana-Cuba Solidarity Movement (GCSM) stands in support with Cuba in the aftermath of an explosion of two fuel tanks in the industrial zone of the province of Matanzas, east of the capital, on Friday last.
The tragedy that left more than 120 injured, one dead so far, while 17 people are missing. The fire broke out around 7:00 p.m. local time last Friday when lightning struck one of the facility’s crude tanks.