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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.

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We will continue to work for the lifting of the blockade

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“It is disappointing that the United States has voted against our resolution,” said Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla in a press conference following the overwhelming vote in the UN General Assembly calling for an end to the U.S. blockade of Cuba. Rodríguez described the U.S. vote as unfounded, and reiterated that, as long as the blockade continues to be strictly enforced, the General Assembly will continue condemning it.

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Statement by H:E:. Mr. Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla on the agenda item 42 entitled “Necessity of ending the economic, commercial and financial embargo imposed by the united states of america against Cuba”

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Statement by H:E:. Mr. Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla on the agenda item 42 entitled : “On December 17 last year, the President of the United States, Barack Obama, recognized that the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed against Cuba had failed, is obsolete, has not met the originally envisaged goals and causes damages to the Cuban people and isolation to the US Government.

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Once again, the world will condemn the blockade

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Today, October 27, Cuba will present to the UN General Assembly its report on the necessity of ending the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed on our country by the United States, which has caused damages, over half a century of aggression, estimated to have reached $833,755,000,000, taking into consideration fluctuations in the price of gold.

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Raul Castro stood up for a more democratic UNO and without unilateralisms to preserve peace

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Remarks by Raúl Castro Ruz, President of the Councils of State and Ministers of the Republic of Cuba, in his address to the General Debate of the 70th Session of the UNGA. New York, September 28, 2015.

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Raul Castro advocates at UN for gender equality and women’s empowerment

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Remarks by Raúl Castro Ruz, President of the Councils of State and Ministers of the Republic of Cuba, in his address to the Meeting on “Global Leaders’ Meeting on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment: A Commitment to Action”.

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UN Greets Cuba-U.S. Relations and Island Role in key Issues

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Cuban President, Raúl Castro, and the Secretary General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon, met here the eve in the context of the Summit on Sustainable Development that concludes today in New York. At the meeting, the Head of the U.N highlighted the process of normalization of relations between Cuba and the United States.