The Donald Trump administration has strengthened the blockade against Cuba.

New York, September ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­14, 2018. The economic, commercial and financial blockade that the US government has imposed on Cuba since 1962 has been strengthened by the current administration of Donald Trump, who signed on June 16, 2017 in Miami, the "National Security Presidential Memorandum on the Strengthening of the United States Policy toward Cuba".

Call to the XVIII European Meeting of Solidarity with Cuba

Call to the XVIII European Meeting of Solidarity with Cuba (2018 Bohinj, Slovenia)

Dear friends,

The Friendship Association Slovene-Cuban, in compliance with the agreement in the XVIII European Meeting of Solidarity with Cuba in Sweden 2016, invites you to participate in the XVIII European Meeting of Solidarity with Cuba which takes place in Bohinj, Slovenia, from November 23th to November 25th, 2018.

Executive Summary of the Assessment by the Cuban Scientific Panel of Medical Reports regarding the health of U.S. diplomats and their families previously stationed in Havana

The Academy of Sciences of Cuba has created the Cuban Scientific Panel (CSP) to examine the evidence regarding the alleged “attacks” on US embassy staffers and their families stationed in Havana. For more than a year the CSP has requested medical information. The only data available is the article of Swanson et al. (2018), henceforth referred to as “the report”. This was published by the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) and describes the examinations carried out by a medical team at the University of Pennsylvania (UPENN) at the request of the US State Department.

Specialists from Cuba reject notion of health attacks and brain damage in U.S. diplomats

On September 13, 2018 a meeting took place in Washington D.C. between U.S. and Cuban expert scientists to exchange on the health symptoms reported by U.S. diplomats accredited in Havana. The Cuban multidisciplinary group of experts, made up of 9 scientists and physicians, all members of a panel at the Cuban Academy of Science, was led by Ambassador Johana Tablada, Deputy Director General for U.S. Affairs, at the Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ambassador of Cuba in Washington D.C., José R. Cabañas. The U.S.

Ghanaian Foreign Minister travels to Cuba to fulfill an official visit

The Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration of Ghana, Hon. Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey departed from the Kotoka International Airport of Accra to travel to Cuba, where she will fulfill an official visit from September 14 to 18, 2018.

The Cuban Ambassador, Pedro Luis Despaigne González saw off the Ghanaian Foreign Minister at the airport, both talked about the purpose of the visit and future actions to strengthen, even more, the bilateral relations.

The Ghanaian Foreign Minister was enthusiastic about the trip to the largest of the Caribbean islands.

Vietnames leaders welcomed Cuban First Vice President

The first vice president of the Councils of State and Ministers of Cuba, Salvador Valdés Mesa, was welcomed in Hanoi by the Secretary General of Vietnam Communist Party (VCP), the President of the Republic, the Prime Minister, and the leader of the National Assembly.

Valdés Mesa talked with the leader of VCP, Nguyen Phu Trong, about the importance of his last visit to Cuba, last March, when both countries reached new agreements in order to expand bilateral political and economic ties.