Cuba in Liberia

General Assembly rejects blockade of Cuba by 187 votes

United Nations, November 2, 2023 - The resolution presented by Cuba to call for an end to the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States was approved today by the General Assembly with 187 votes in favor.

The text, supported for the 31st time, received two votes against (United States and Israel) and one Member State abstained (Ukraine).

The resolution recognizes the siege as the central element of U.S. policy toward Cuba for more than six decades.

Cuban Head of Mission attends UN Day celebration in Liberia.

Monrovia, November 1, 2023 - At the invitation of the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Liberia, Head of Mission Mercedes Martinez participated in the official ceremony of the United Nations Day, on the occasion of the 78th anniversary of its creation.

First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Liberia receives Cuban Head of Mission.

Monrovia, October 30, 2023 - In the morning, the Head of Mission Mercedes Martinez Herrera was received at the headquarters of the Liberian Foreign Ministry by First Deputy Foreign Minister Henry Fahnbulleh.

In a fraternal atmosphere, both parties confirmed the good state of diplomatic ties and both diplomats discussed issues of bilateral and multilateral interest for both nations.

Cuba´s Report on Resolution 77/7 of the United Nations General Assembly entitled “Necessity of ending the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States of America against Cuba”.

The economic, commercial and financial blockade is the central element that has defined U.S. policy toward Cuba for more than six decades. The effects of this undeclared war against the economy, society, daily life and dreams of progress of more than 11 million Cubans have not ceased for a single day.

More than 80% of the current Cuban population has only known a Cuba with a blockade.

The Cuban Embassy in Liberia commemorates the Victims of State Terrorism Day.

Monrovia, October 6, 2023 - The Cuban Embassy in Liberia commemorates the Day of the Victims of State Terrorism, a date that commemorates the terrorist attack committed 47 years ago against a Cubana de Aviación plane off the coast of Barbados and whose perpetrators were never prosecuted for the crime.

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