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European brigade members express support for the Cuban Revolution

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bloqueoThe 47th European José Martí voluntary work and Cuba solidarity brigade, composed of over 75 individuals from some 10 countries, is brining a message of support for the Cuban Revolution, as participants learn and become more familiar with the island’s people, during their stay in the country.

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U.S. blockade of Cuba violates international law

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The U.S. blockade of Cuba was denounced as a violation of international law and the principal obstacle to the island’s development, according to participants in a colloquium on current affairs in Cuba, held in the French capital.

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Cuba denounces blockade at World Trade Organization

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On December 19, Cuba highlighted before the World Trade Organization (WTO) that the U.S. blockade remains in effect and is practically unchanged, while it continues to be the principal obstacle to the country’s development. This according to Alina Revilla, the island’s commercial representative to the UN in Geneva and other international organizations based in Switzerland, participating in the 13th U.S. Trade Policy Review at the WTO.

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The U.S. blockade harms Cuban agriculture

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The report by the Cuban Ministry of Agriculture (Minag) on damages caused by the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United Sates on the island, was presented during a press conference by the Ministry for national and international journalists.

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President Obama set to leave office, but the blockade remains

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Talk by JosefinaVidal, director general for the United States at the Ministry of Foreign Relations (MINREX), during an event against the blockade organized by Cuban youth at the University of Havana, October 17, 2016, Year 58 of the Revolution

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Cuban science: A sword and shield against the blockade

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The Cuban scientific community demanded an end to the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States on the island – as well as destabilizing and interventionist actions – as vital to advancing toward full normalization of relations in conditions of absolute equality between the two nations.

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Colombian Govt Spokesmen Travel to Cuba for Peace Dialogue

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Colombian lawyer Humberto de la Calle confirmed today that he will travel to Havana along with the presiding government delegation to discuss with the insurgent FARC-EP some proposals for possible adjustments to the peace pact.

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Cuban civil society denounces blockade

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Under the maxim: “The blockade harms the Cuban people” the 13th Cuban Civil Society Forum took place on October 12, in Havana.
Various educational, scientific and religious institutions reiterated their rejection of the almost 60-year long U.S. blockade against Cuba, which has caused the island damages totaling around 753,688,000,000 USD to date.

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Blockade vs. Cuba Violates International Law

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The U.S. blockade against Cuba is a violation of international law and a massive, flagrant and systematic violation of human rights of the people of the Caribbean nation, Anayansi Rodriguez, permanent representative in Geneva, denounced today.

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U.S. Airlines Still Waiting for Washington’s Permission to Fly to Cuba

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U.S. airlines are still awaiting a response from the federal authorities to begin direct flights to Cuba, Cuban ambassador in the United States, Jose Ramon Cabañas said Thursday. During a press conference on Twitter, Cabañas said that the airlines already have the green light with the Institute of Civil Aeronautics of Cuba, but the U.S. government has still not given its authorization.