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Cuban Women with Greater Access to Land, UN Highlights

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Cuban rural women are enjoying today greater opportunities for access to land and training, while implementing national policies that avoid gender discrimination. The Permanent Representative of Cuba to the United Nations, Ambassador Anayansi Rodriguez, stated that she is participating, along with a female delegation from that country

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Cuba Demands at UN-Geneva the End of US Blockade

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Cuba”s ambassador at UN headquarters in Geneva, Pedro Luis Pedroso, demanded in this Swiss city the cessation of the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States, diplomatic sources informed today. During the 37th regular session of the Human Rights Council, the diplomat also demanded the return of the territory illegally occupied by the U.S. naval base in Guantanamo province, according to a statement.

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Cuba Reiterates Its Commitment to Human Rights at UN-Geneva

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Cuba’s ambassador to the UN Office in Geneva, Pedro Luis Pedroso, has reiterated his country”s commitment to the promotion and protection of human rights, diplomatic sources informed today. After addressing the General Segment of the 37th regular session of the Human Rights Council, the diplomat highlighted the priority attention to issues

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“We will persevere, with the consensus of our people and especially the patriotic commitment of the youngest Cubans”

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BRUNO ONU BLOQUEOFull text of speech by Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, on the “Necessity of ending the economic, commercial, and financial blockade imposed by the United States against Cuba,” in United Nations headquarters, New York, November 1, 2017

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The world with Cuba against the blockade

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For the 26th time, the international community, in the United Nations General Assembly, will consider Cuba’s Resolution 71/5: The necessity of ending the economic, commercial, financial blockade imposed by the United States on Cuba.

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U.S. blockade overwhelmingly rejected at United Nations

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Although the world is currently facing many challenges – climate change, earthquakes, hurricanes, pandemics, and the threat of nuclear war – rejection of the United States economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed on Cuba was heard loud and clear in the high level segment of the UN General Assembly, which concluded September 25.

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UN General Assembly honors Fidel

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On December 20, the United Nations General Assembly paid tribute to the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro Ruz, who died last November 25. The special tribute was organized by Cuba’s permanent commission to the UN, following a request by a group of countries from several continents.

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Cuba demands commitment to a culture of peace in the United Nations

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Cuba yesterday called for a greater commitment to a culture of peace, based on respect for the purposes and principles of the UN Charter, during a plenary session of the United Nations General Assembly.

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UN Expert Defends Compensations to Cuba for Blockade Damage

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The independent expert in fostering an international democratic and equitable order, Alfred de Zayas, defended here today that Cuba received compensations for the damage the economic, trade and financial blockade imposed by the United States has caused.

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CELAC calls on UN to eradicate poverty

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On July 18, the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) called on the UN to eradicate all forms of poverty, as key to meeting the inclusive sustainable development goals.