Cuba in USA

U.S. calls for Cuba to be removed from list of sponsors of terrorism

The City Council of the city of Minneapolis, Minnesota, demanded the President of the United States, Joe Biden, and the Congress, to remove Cuba from the list of countries sponsoring terrorism, where it was unjustly included.

In a letter addressed to the director of the White House Office of Intergovernmental Affairs, Julie Chávez Rodriguez, the activists recounted how since 1960 Washington imposed an economic, commercial and financial blockade against the neighboring country.

G77 Forum plus China urges consensus for higher education quality

With a call to build regional consensus for educational quality in the post-Covid-19 pandemic context, Cuba's Minister of Education, Ena Elsa Velázquez, today opened a forum of ministers from the Group of 77 plus China.

The meeting takes place in a hybrid way during the sessions of the International Congress Pedagogy 2023 and has as central axis of the dialogue the challenges of nations to meet the Sustainable Development Goals in education after the impact on education systems of the crisis caused by the new coronavirus.

Cuba bets on investment in science and innovation in healthcare

Cuba is betting today on investments in science, technology and innovation within the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry because it is a driving force for development, said health sector executives.

The directors of Science and Innovation of the Ministry of Public Health, Ileana Morales, and of the Biocubafarma Business Group, Rolando Pérez, respectively, explained the island's efforts in scientific research and the reasons why government authorities prioritize this activity.

Díaz-Canel recalled Cuba's expulsion from the OAS

Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel today recalled the expulsion of the Caribbean nation from the Organization of American States (OAS), due to pressures exerted by the United States.

Through his Twitter account, the president stressed that this is a doubly honorable day for Cuban history, since it also commemorates the recruitment of 100,000 young people as volunteer teachers in response to the murder of educator Conrado Benítez.

Tribute to José Martí in the United States

Several U.S. cities paid tribute to Cuba's National Hero on the occasion of the 170th anniversary of his birth. 
The initiative, led by the José Martí Cultural Association, was held at the park named after the Cuban Apostle in Key West, Florida. In other cities such as New York and Minneapolis, friends of the Island also paid tribute to the most intellectual of all Cubans. 
The space was propitious to demand the end of the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States on the Caribbean nation for more than six decades.