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U.S. religious leaders call on Bob Menendez to end sanctions against Cuba.

The Conference of Bishops of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) sent a letter to the Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Bob Menendez, asking him to eliminate the sanctions against Cuba.

In the letter, the bishops point out the damage that the economic, commercial and financial blockade has caused to the people of the island for decades.

They also refer to how the unjust inclusion of the Caribbean country on the list of countries sponsoring terrorism has influenced the lives of Cubans.

U.S. continues to encourage irregular migration from Cuba

Cuban Deputy Foreign Minister Carlos Fernandez de Cossio affirmed that as long as the United States Government grants asylum to hijackers of ships, it cannot be said today that its real purpose is to put an end to irregular emigration.

In an exclusive interview granted to Prensa Latina at the Foreign Ministry headquarters in this capital, Fernández de Cossío, while addressing current issues, rejected the recent political asylum granted to the Cuban citizen who last October "simply decided that his way of emigrating was to hijack a ship".

Cuba ratifies commitment to global recovery post Covid-19

Cuba ratified today before the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) the commitment to make available to developing nations the progress achieved by its scientific community in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.

In a speech before the Summit of the Contact Group of the Non-Aligned Movement, which is meeting in Azerbaijan's capital city, Cuban Vice President Salvador Valdés Mesa called on the 120 members of this important group to make use of the Caribbean island's biotechnological drugs.

The Nation: Cuba does not sponsor terrorism, Washington knows it

An article published in the U.S. weekly The Nation warned that in Washington everyone knows today that Cuba is not a state sponsor of terrorism.
 In arguing for the need to remove the Caribbean country from that unilateral White House list he asserted that such a listing only "adds another tranche of draconian sanctions" to the decades-old economic, trade and financial blockade against the island.

U.S. Religious expressed support for Cuba

Representatives of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America and the Global Ministries of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in the United States ratified here their commitment and support to Cuba.

Lamarco Cable, co-executive of Global Ministries, expressed his solidarity and obligation to the Cuban people.

He pointed out that during his stay in the largest of the Antilles he was able to witness the negative impacts of U.S. policies, while assuring that he will share his impressions with authorities of the northern nation.

Cuban Foreign Minister denounces manipulation of information by transnational corporations

Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez denounced on Friday the manipulation and double standards of transnational consortiums such as Meta in operations against the largest Antillean island.

In his official Twitter profile, the foreign minister pointed out that this company is in charge of its policies with the former campaign manager of an anti-Cuban Republican senator.

He pointed out that Meta ideologically biases its recent report on "Adversary Threats", which announces an alleged network of coordinated inauthentic behavior in Cuba, associated to the Government.

Foreign Minister says Cuba favors exchanges with the U.S.

Cuba's Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez said today on his Twitter account that the Caribbean nation favors exchanges with the United States in all spheres and expressed the wish that the procedures for this can be carried out here.

The foreign minister expressed the hope that "Cuban artists, academics and athletes will be allowed to obtain visas in Havana to attend events" in U.S. territory.

New regulations for the transportation sector reported

Eduardo Rodríguez Dávila, Minister of Transport, informed that Decree 83, with complementary regulations, was published in the Extraordinary Official Gazette No.16, which updates the current legislation on the transfer of ownership of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers, their commercialization and importation.

While speaking in the informative program "Mesa Redonda", the Minister pointed out that the measure is part of the will to empower the economic actors, eliminate obstacles and favor foreign investment.


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