Articles of Blockade of Cuba

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Cuba in Geneva: Right to Development without Blockade

Cuba

Cuba on Thursday reiterated its commitment with development despite the blockade the United States has maintained on the island for over 50 years ago, during a speech at the UN Human Right Council (HRC). Cuban delegate Juan Antonio Quintanilla stated that the main obstacle for the right to the development of the Cuban people is the economic, trade and financial blockade imposed by Washington. That blockade is a massive, blatant and systematic violation of the human rights of a people, particularly the right to development, Quintanilla noted.

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PayPal and eBay impose blockade against Cuba in Germany

eBay & PayPal

The daily Die Welt recognizes PayPal and eBay’s actions against businessmen who sell Cuban products in the Internet in Germany are “grossly illegal”. The journal criticized actions against the German owners of a web site that sells Cuban Havana cigars, who were victims of the blockage of their transactions and the closing of their PayPal accounts. PayPal extended the US sanctions against Cuba to German territory. The European branch of PayPal, a company that facilitates electronic transactions in the Internet, demanded that German firm Rum & Co. remove Havana cigars, rum and other Cuban products from their web page

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Jimmy Carter's Havana Press Conference

James Carter

Before concluding his three-day visit to Cuba, Jimmy Carter gave a press conference about his agenda on the island, this is a synopsis: In his introductory statement he said that when he was in office he did all possible efforts to improve diplomatic links between the United States and Cuba. He said he lifted all

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Cuba Categorically Rejects any attempt Whatsoever to take Advantage of the Tragic Situation created in order to Occupy Libya and Control its Oil

Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla

Statement by Cuba’s Minister of Foreign Affairs to the UN Human Rights Council, Geneva, March 1, 2011: Is the Council proposing to make some substantial contribution to eliminating the principal threat to the life of the human species which is the existence of enormous arsenals of nuclear weapons, an infinitesimal part of which, or the explosion of 100 warheads, would provoke a nuclear winter, according to irrefutable scientific evidence?