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Cuba elected to Human Rights Council by 88% of UN Members

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U.S. manipulation and coercion have once again failed. Their desperate efforts to organize a boycott of the election of Cuba as a member of the UN Human Rights Council went nowhere and Cuba was elected, for the fifth time, yesterday, with the votes of 170 countries, to occupy a seat within this body, among the eight reserved for the Latin American and Caribbean group of member states.

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Speech made by Commander-in-Chief Fidel Castro Ruz at the UN Headquarters, US, on September 26, 1960

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Although it is said I make long speeches, there is no reason for you to worry. I shall do my best to be brief and state what we see as our duty to say here. I shall also speak slowly to help the interpreters. Maybe some think we are very angry at the treatment given to the Cuban delegation. We are not.

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Intl Day of Sign Languages

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Sign language is part of everyday life in the world. The date is a unique opportunity to support and protect the linguistic identity and cultural diversity of all deaf people and other users of sign language. According to the World Federation of the Deaf, there are currently 72 million deaf people on the planet.

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Cuba maintains firm commitment to the defense of peace and multilateralism

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“In 2020, Cuba will maintain its firm commitment to the defense of peace, multilateralism, strengthening of the UN, and strict adherence to international law and the purposes and principles of the United Nations Charter,” Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez stated on Twitter.

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Truth and justice triumph: 187 countries against the U.S. blockade of Cuba

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A total of 187 countries yesterday cast their votes in favor of Cuba in the United Nations General Assembly, rejecting the unjust economic, commercial, and financial blockade imposed by the United States, for almost 60 years, on an unwavering, dignified people, who do not bow down before domination. An ironic coincidence is that the Trump administration has adopted precisely 187 hostile measures to damage our economy and living conditions.

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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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Threats and coercion will not extract a single concession from Cuba

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Speech by Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, during the general debate of the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly, in New York, September 28, 2019. I would like to convey my sincere condolences to the Commonwealth of the Bahamas for the loss of life and the terrible destruction caused by Hurricane Dorian. I call upon the international community to mobilize resources in order to provide assistance to that country.

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Díaz-Canel holds meeting with United Nations General Assembly President

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The President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, received on April 5 the President of the United Nations 73rd General Assembly, Her Excellency María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés, on an official visit to our country.

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The world condemns U.S. blockade of Cuba in the United Nations

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Foreign Minister Rodriguez began his presentation of the resolution shortly before 11:00am, following the interventions of a number of representatives who called for an end to the blockade, including those from Myanmar, Equatorial Guinea, and Grenada.