Declaration of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Cuba
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs strongly rejects the arrival of a nuclear-powered submarine in the Guantanamo Bay on July 5, 2023, that stayed until July 8 at the US military base located there, which is a provocative escalation of the United States, whose political or strategic motives are not known.
The US Government, abusing its privilege of being the host country, decided at a very early stage to exclude Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua from the 9th Summit of the Americas to be held in the city of Los Angeles this month of June. It has refused to attend to the just claims of many governments to change that discriminatory and unacceptable stand.
Today, the government of the United States announced several measures, which are positive but of a very limited scope, regarding Cuba associated to the granting of visas, regular migration, flights to Cuban provinces, remittances and adjustments to the regulations governing transactions with the non-state sector.
During the last few weeks some of our fellow nationals have been facing difficulties when attempting to travel to countries of our region under the new requirement of obtaining a visa to visit to or travel in transit through some of them. This is a complex situation that is being closely followed by the Cuban government and has multiple causes.
Declaration of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Cuba condemns, in the strongest and most absolute terms, the fraudulent designation of Cuba as a State that sponsors terrorism which, in a cynical and hypocritical move, has been announced by the government of the United States.
Havana, December 1, 2020.- The General Director in charge of the United States at the Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Carlos Fernandez de Cossio, affirmed that Cuba will defend its sovereignty against the aggressions the United States currently intensifies.
Cuba will not tolerate intervention in its internal affairs and will always defend its right to self-determination, the Cuban diplomat said on a television appearance on Monday to denounce that the US Embassy in Havana was involved in those acts of destabilization.
The Azerbaijani digital media "Nafta.az" highlights Cuba's denunciation of the resurgence of the blockade imposed by the United States. and underlines its genocidal policy.
In an extensive article, local commentator Vusal Tguibayli comments on the decision of the US Government. to activate Title III of the Helms-Burton Act, which aggravates the commercial, economic and financial blockade imposed on Cuba for 60 years.
Cuba is the healthiest country in Latin America and beats the United States by five points, according to the latest report from the Bloomberg site.
Cuba ranks 30th in the ranking of healthiest countries in 2019, which indexes 169 nations according to its public health indicators.
The last edition was published in the year 2017 and Cuba occupied the 31st.
The largest of the Antilles is the first country in Latin America that appears on the list and one of the few in the third world that is among the top positions.