Cuba in UN

Counterpunch: Biden must remove the designation of Cuba as terrorist-sponsoring nation.

President Obama in 2015 removed Cuba from the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism (SSOT). President Trump reversed that action in January 2020, thereby aggravating economic difficulties for Cuba. President Joe Biden needs to end the designation. The time is now for representatives, senators, and other elected officials to pressure him. Cuba is no terrorist-sponsoring nation. 

Experts from the UN Human Rights Council qualified the blockade against Cuba as a violation of International Law and the human rights of the Cuban people.

Special Rapporteurs of the UN Human Rights Council on the Right to Food, the Right to Development, Extreme Poverty and the Negative Impact of Unilateral Coercive Measures on the enjoyment of Human Rights, in an unprecedented communication, have formally described the blockade imposed by the United States against Cuba, as a serious violation of International Law.

President of the United Nations General Assembly bids farewell to Permanent Representative of Cuba.

President of the United Nations General Assembly, Ambassador Dennis Francis, met with Ambassador Gerardo Peñalver Portal, first vice minister of Foreign Affairs and permanent representative of Cuba before the United Nations, who concludes his diplomatic mission in New York. During the meeting, both diplomatic authorities discussed issues of relevance to the General Assembly of the multilateral organization.

Secretary General of the United Nations holds exchange with Permanent Representative of Cuba, Gerardo Peñalver Portal.

Secretary General of the United Nations, António Guterres, welcomed, this afternoon,  Ambassador Gerardo Peñalver Portal, first vice minister of Foreign Affairs and permanent representative of Cuba to the United Nations, who concludes his diplomatic mission in New York. During the exchange, held at the UN headquarters, both parties discussed issues of common interest from the multilateral agenda.

 

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