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Bruno Rodríguez: Cuba has been the victim of the most unjust, severe, prolonged system of sanctions that has even been imposed on any country

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Statement by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cuba, Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, during the presentation of the UN resolution “The necessity of ending the economic, commercial, and financial blockade imposed by the United States of America against Cuba,” in New York, November 7, 2019, Year 61 of the Revolution

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LIVE: 187 votes in favor of Cuba leave the United States looking bad before the world

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Today, November 7, the United Nations approved a resolution entitled, “The necessity of ending the economic, commercial, and financial embargo imposed by the United States on Cuba, with 187 votes in favor, 3 against, and 2 abstentions

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Cuban President acknowledges confidence of those attending Fihav, despite the blockade

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The President of the Republic of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, on Wednesday afternoon, at the Palace of the Revolution, held a meeting with ministers, heads of delegations, Cuban enterprise leaders, and businesspeople from abroad participating in the 18th edition of the Havana International Fair.

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Some 40,000 passengers will not be transported through December as a result of U.S. sanctions on Cuba’s airline

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As a consequence of new coercive, unilateral economic measures against Cuba, announced by the United States government on October 18, civil aviation has been seriously affected, in particular Cubana Airlines. Arsenio Arocha Elias-Moisés, deputy director of Cubana de Aviacion, said that these measures are part of the tightening and new aggressiveness of the economic, commercial, and financial blockade, imposed on our country for almost 60 years.

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Cuba returns to the international maritime repair market

Barco Cuba

The arrival to the port of Havana of a modern floating dock, to repair Panamax ships, caused quite a stir among capital city residents along the waterfront, and signaled Cuba’s returns to the international market for maritime repairs. The floating structure was manufactured in 18 months, in the People’s Republic of China, and was transported to the island by the second largest submersible supercargo ship in the world, in a 52-day voyage through the Indian and Atlantic oceans, plus the Caribbean Sea.

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Ready to struggle for regional peace

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Focused on strengthening the Latin American left and developing cohesion among progressive forces, the Sao Paulo Forum (FSP) Working Group met in Havana, with the presence of Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez and Communist Party of Cuba Second Secretary José Ramón Machado Ventura

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U.S. pressure to undermine support for UN resolution against the blockade denounced

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November 4, Cuba denounced pressure and coercion by the U. S. State Department on United Nations member countries, in an effort to undermine support for Cuba’s resolution against the blockade, which year after year is overwhelmingly approved in the General Assembly.

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Díaz-Canel: A better world is possible, and urgently necessary! Let us struggle for it!

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Speech by Miguel M. Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, President of the Republic of Cuba, at the closing of the Anti-Imperialist Solidarity Conference, For Democracy and Against Neoliberalism, at Havana’s Convention Center, November 3, 2019

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Anti-imperialist unity key to victory

Conferencia

- With the presence of Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, first secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee; President of the Republic, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez; President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela Nicolás Maduro Moros; Second party Secretary José ramón Machado ventura; and Eseban Lazo, president of the National Assembly of People’s Power and the Council of State, Anti-Imperialist Solidarity Conference, For Democracy and Against Neoliberalism concluded yesterday, November 3, in Havana.

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Fidel and Bosch, two Caribbean beacons for the world

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With the presence of the President of the Republic, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, the Third International Symposium: The Cuban Revolution, genesis and development, concluded debates in Havana’s Conventions Center with a focus on Fidel Castro and Juan Bosch. Closing day, also attended by Víctor Gaute López, member of the Party Central Committee Secretariat and head of its Ideological Department, featured presentations on the thought and work of the Comandante en Jefe, including those by MSc René González Barrios highlighting Fidel’s internationalism; Fidel and the United States, by Dr. Elier Ramírez Cañedo; and Fidel and Justice, by Katiuska Blanco Castiñeira.