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New revelations concerning the1976 Barbados attack

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The encounter was headed by the criminal Orlando Bosch Ávila, at that time a fugitive from U.S. justice, wanted for parole violation after being convicted of various crimes, including using terrorist tactics to extort Cuban émigrés.

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Aggression against U.S. diplomats in Havana: Unfounded and implausible

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The strange story of U.S. diplomats suffering hearing loss and other damage to their health, while working in Cuba burst into the media this past August. The first of the alleged incidents goes back to November of 2016, and the most recent supposedly occurred just a few weeks ago.

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Press conference by Cuban Foreign Minister

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Press conference with national and international media presented by Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cuba, at the Ministry headquarters, October 3, 2017, Year 59 of the Revolution

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U.S. expels 15 diplomats from Cuban Embassy in Washington

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On October 3, the U.S. State Department ordered the expulsion of 15 Cuban diplomats from the island’s Embassy in Washington, just a week after the Cuban government urged the U.S. to avoid making hasty decisions.

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Cuba has never perpetrated, nor will it ever perpetrate attacks of any sort against diplomatic officials or their relatives, without any exception

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On September 29, 2017, the US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson announced the decision to significantly downscale the diplomatic staff of the US embassy in Havana and withdraw all their relatives, claiming that there had been “attacks” perpetrated against US Government officials in Cuba which have harmed their health.

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Statement to the press by Josefina Vidal, general director for the United States at Cuba’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs

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Today we have learned of a State Department communiqué that reports the decision of the U.S. government to reduce personnel at its embassy in Havana. As we reported this past September 26, in a meeting held that day with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, on the initiative of the Cuban side, our minister of Foreign Affairs, Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla:

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Cuban Foreign Minister meets with U.S. Secretary of State

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On Tuesday, September 26, following a proposal from Cuba, the island’s Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla met with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, at the State Department, Washington.

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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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Cuba will never accept any preconditions or impositions

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Speech by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cuba, Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, during the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly. STATEMENT BY H.E. Mr. BRUNO RODRÍGUEZ PARRILLA, MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF THE REPUBLIC OF CUBA, AT THE SEVENTY SECOND SESSION OF THE UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY. NEW YORK, SEPTEMBER 22, 2017.

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Regional leaders call for an end to the U.S. blockade at the UN

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The call for an end to the economic, financial and commercial blockade imposed on Cuba by the United States was heard in the 72nd Regular Session of the UN General Assembly, whose General Debate opened on Tuesday, September 19.