Daily Observer publishes article about effects of the blockade in the agriculture

Cuban farmers

Banjul, October 10, 2016.- Gambian newspaper Daily Observer published an extensive article in his Commentary section entitled "US embargo leaves Cuban farmers waiting for modernity", which assures that “nowhere in Cuba are the effect of the continuing US economic embargo more apparent than in the countryside, where farming cooperatives relay on outdated tools and processing plants can´t obtain spare parts”.

Gambian newspaper published excerpts of the Cuban report on the blockade

Raul Castro

Gambia, October 5, 2016. - In a full page article titled "United States blockade against Cuba after the establishment of diplomatic relations in December 2014", Gambian newspaper The Standard published a summary on the main economic, financial and commercial measures against the island in this period.

The summary includes repercussions of blockade policy on Cuban and third party entities to the detriment of the normal functioning of important sectors of the island and the human rights of the Cuban people, even after President Barak Obama´s visit to the Caribbean island.

Cuban Ambassador to The Gambia denounces the permanence of the blockade

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Gambia, September 28, 2016.- The Cuban Ambassador to the Islamic Republic of The Gambia, Lázaro Herrera, offered plentiful information about the United States blockade against Cuba which continuity was denounced during a meeting with the Managing Director of the Daily Observer newspaper organized in the diplomatic mission. Daily Observer is the main newspaper in The Gambia.

Cuban Ambassador to Ghana presents the Report against the blockade

The Ambassador of Cuba to Ghana, Mr. Pedro Luis González Despaigne, Cuba presented in Accra the report of Cuba on the 70/5 resolution of the General Assembly of the Organization of United Nations (UN), entitled "Necessity of ending the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States of America against Cuba", which will be put again to consideration of the UN main body on 26th October.

Jamaica´s PNP expresses solidarity with Cuba after hurricane Matthew

KINGTSON, JAMAICA, October 12, 2016. Following requestfrom the People´s National Party (PNP), Cuban Ambassador Bernardo Guanche Hernandez held a fraternal meeting with a representation of this important political forcewilling to state its solidarity with Cuba after the damages caused by hurricane Mathew in the eastern part of the country.

Press Release: "The Embargo violates international law/ extraterritorial application¨.

New York, 12 October 2016. Prohibition on ships reaching Cuban ports, to have access to ports in the United States, for a 6-month period, has a negative impact on the transport of goods to Cuba by sea. The renowned maritime consulting company Drewry Ltd. acknowledged that the main shipping companies which transport O/D containers (Origin/Destination) to Cuba, do so via trans-shipments using third harbors in the Caribbean.

Cuban ambassador to Kuwait met with the Director of International Organizations of the Foreign Ministry.

Cuban ambassador to Kuwait met with the Director of International Organizations of the Foreign Ministry

Kuwait, Oct. 11, 2016. Cuba's ambassador in Kuwait Andres Gonzalez Garrido met with Naser Alhayen , Director of International Organizations of the Kuwaiti Foreign Ministry.

During the fraternal meeting they referred to the satisfactory state of relations between the two countries and issues of mutual interest both in bilateral as in multilateral levels.