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Tag: Cuba blockade

  • Sunday, April 12th 2015 - 08:55 UTC

    Obama praised the 'new beginning' in the bilateral relation with Cuba

    The political “shift” represents as well an opportunity of more investments, more trade and cultural exchange for the Caribbean nation, said Obama.

    United States President Barack Obama addressed American leaders in the meeting currently taking place in the City of Panama praising the diplomatic rapprochement between Washington and Cuba which he called “a new beginning” in the bilateral relation.

  • Wednesday, October 29th 2014 - 10:43 UTC

    UN assembly (188 out of 193 countries) condemns US embargo on Cuba

    “Right now 77% of Cubans were born under these conditions, Cuban foreign minister Bruno Rodriguez told the Assembly”

    The United Nations General Assembly for the 21st time on Tuesday condemned the economic and trade embargo imposed by the United States on Cuba, a policy that has been in place for over half a century. 188 countries out of 193 voted against the restrictions imposed by Washington against Cuba, which date back to 1962, three years after Fidel Castro took power in a revolution.