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EU and CELAC Urge Ending US Blockade on Cuba

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The Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) and the European Union (EU) reiterated today the rejection of the US blockade against Cuba, as it constitutes a unilateral coercive measure with extraterritorial effect contrary to international law. This was indicated in the final declaration of the second bi-regional ministerial summit that ended Tuesday in Brussels, in which high representatives of the 33 countries of the CELAC and the 28 of the EU participated.

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Nicaragua is now the target

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Masked individuals, armed with homemade mortars and bazookas, block avenues, close the main streets, attack state institutions, burn tires, start fires, loot and kill. To date, approximately 170 people have died as a result of the chaos and violence in Nicaragua. A powerful media campaign follows the events and more than that, openly promotes, falsifies, and multiples them.

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An ironic historical coincidence, 120 years ago

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On the eve of another Independence Day celebration in the United States, July 3 1898, underway in Santiago de Cuba was a naval battle, in which Cubans summoned all their courage and sacrifice, to finally win their independence, after so many years of struggle. Visible on the horizon was the achievement they had dreamed of for so long, for which so many lives had been lost: Cuba’s independence from Spanish colonialism.

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Without Evidence, US Insists on Branding Incidents in Cuba as Attacks

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The United States once again used the term attacks to describe alleged health incidents of US diplomats on the island, although without presenting evidence with scientific support to validate this accusation.

Yesterday, both countries held in Washington the fourth meeting dedicated to addressing issues of enforcement and compliance with the law, meeting in which the Cuban delegation urged the hostess to desist from the continued political manipulation of the issue of US officials.

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Puerto Rico’s inalienable right to self-determination and independence reiterated in the UN

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The UN Special Committee on Decolonization reiterated Monday, June 18, Puerto Rico’s inalienable right to self-determination and independence, in accordance with General Assembly Resolution 1514, on the granting of independence to colonial countries and peoples

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“Deafness” that reaches the other side of the world

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The story of alleged sonic attacks on U.S. diplomats accredited in foreign countries has been repeated, just the same as in August of last year, when Washington, without proof, accused Cuba of such incidents. In that case, after numerous investigations by the parties involved, no evidence to support the allegations was found. A report by AP even notes that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) found no evidence of the attacks.

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A Nobel Peace Prize for Trump is a terrible joke

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WHILE anything can happen in this world, I would prefer to think that it is only a joke that U.S. President Donald Trump has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. A group of 18 Republican Party congressmen sent a letter to the chairwoman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee to nominate Trump.

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Guantánamo: Resisting an illegal occupation for 120 years

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The Guantánamo Naval Base is evidence of U.S. geopolitical and economic interests, riding roughshod over Cuba’s sovereignty and harming the Cuban people. This was noted by historian José Sánchez Guerra, during the “Theoretical Encounter: 120 Years of the Yankee Military Presence in Guantánamo,” held at the University of Medical Sciences of this territory; as part of which professors, social science researchers and university students

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A deep love for the homeland

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Alex López is moved when he recalls leaving the island as a teenager, practically forced by his parents, and insists that his homeland was never far from his thoughts, throughout the 69 years of his life.

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The blockade, congenital deafness and the language of the peoples

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If there is still someone who believes that the economic, commercial, financial blockade of Cuba is an exaggeration on the part of authorities here, they can refer to the latest episode in the implementation of this hostile policy described as genocidal. Gustavo Véliz, Cuba’s ambassador in Antigua and Barbuda, received notification from FedEx, a multinational courier delivery services company based in the United States.