71 UNGA: Cuba at the First Committee vs. the US Embargo

The continuing unilateral discriminatory prohibitions and restrictions imposed by some States against others in terms of transfers for the peaceful use of materials, equipment and technology in the chemical field are unacceptable and need to be repealed. A clear example is the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed against Cuba, in flagrant violation of the letter and the spirit of the Chemical Weapons Convention. (Thematic Debate on "Other Weapons of Mass Destruction", 18 October 2016)

71 UNGA: Cuba at the Second Committee vs. the US Embargo

On innumerable occasions, most of the international community has rejected the imposition of unilateral coercive measures impeding the full realization of the economic and social development of peoples, particularly the developing countries. Cuba strongly repudiates this practice and urges the States once again to refrain from promulgating and applying any unilateral economic, financial or trade measures not in accordance with international law and the Charter of the United Nations.

Meeting of Cuban ambassador in the weekly magazine The Times of Kuwait.

Cuban ambassador in the weekly magazine The Times of Kuwait

Kuwait, Oct. 26, 2016. Andres Gonzalez Garrido, ambassador of Cuba in Kuwait visited the headquarters of the weekly magazine The Times of Kuwait, where he held a meeting with his editor in chief Reaven de Souza.


During the meeting they discussed various international issues of interest, including the vote of the Cuban resolution against the blockade, that to be held this October 26 during the sessions of the General Assembly of the United Nations.

United States has to learn how to behave as Cuba´s neighbor

Daily Observer, printed edition

Banjul, October 25th, 2016.- That was assured by the Ambassador of Cuba to Banjul, Lázaro Herrera, in an interview published full page by the newspaper Daily Observer where Ambassador pointed out: "... United States has to learn how to behave as Cuba´s neighbor, without interference in our internal affairs, respecting our sovereignty, renounce to continue organizing actions to try to subvert Cuban political system."

Toronto-Cuba Friendship Day and Culture day celebrated in Toronto


Toronto, October 24th, 2016. The 21st edition of the Toronto Cuba Friendship Day and the Cuban Culture Day were held at the Toronto Steelworkers Hall, organized by the Canadian Cuban Friendship Association of Toronto (CCFA- Toronto) and the Association of Cuban Residents in Toronto "Juan Gualberto Gómez". This event was also dedicated to the 90th Birthday of the Commander Fidel Castro.

Vice President of India ratifies the support of his country in the legitimate demand of Cuba in favor of lifting the blockade.

New Delhi, 25 October 2016. From 23 to 24 of this month was held in the capital of India an International Conference entitled "Focus Latin America: the Need for an Effective Program," which was sponsored by the Indian Council of World Affairs (ICWA ) with the participation of a group of personalities, academics and former diplomats from Latin America and India to propose ways to approach the Indian subcontinent to Latin America and the Caribbean.





The people of Cuba continue theircenturies’ long struggle in the reconquest of full justice.  Along this road they have given ample proof of their capacity for resistance in the face of enormous challenges.  One such challenge is the economic, commercial and financial blockade which has been imposed by the United States of America and has remained in place for over fifty years.