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Multilateralism and Fight Against the Blockade – Cuba’s Priorities

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In a summary of the main results last year of Cuban foreign policy, which publishes on its website, the Foreign Ministry stressed, on account of the economic, commercial and financial siege, the international accompaniment in the call for the end of that unilateral measure imposed since over 55 years.

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Anti-Cuban provocation plot foiled on eve of elections

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An attempt has been made to orchestrate a new act of anti-Cuban provocation from abroad, through the awarding of a “prize” with the aim of interfering in the internal affairs of Cuba, generating instability, affecting the country’s image and Cuba’s diplomatic relations with other States.

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Unilateral decision by the United States government is politically motivated

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The decision by the United States Government, which unilaterally maintains the drawdown of its staff at the U.S. Embassy in Cuba indefinitely, is politically motivated and has no relation whatsoever to the safety and security of its officials in Havana, said the General Director for U.S. Affairs of the Cuban Foreign Ministry, Carlos Fernández de Cossío in his statement to the press.

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U.S. makes cuts to embassy staff in Havana official

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From March 5, the United States Embassy in Havana will operate as an “unaccompanied post,” according to an official media note from the U.S. Department of State, published March 2. The document explains that “The U.S. Embassy in Havana has operated under ordered departure status since September 29, 2017, due to health attacks affecting U.S. Embassy Havana employees.

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Cuba continues to attract cruise lines despite tightening of the U.S. blockade

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The culture, security and natural beauty of Cuba continue to attract the cruise industry, despite the measures of the current U.S. administration that reinforce the blockade. U.S. company Carnival Cruise Line announced that in 2019 it will offer 17 new trips to Cuba on board the Carnival Sensation, with five-day trips departing from South Florida.

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Micara Makes History in Cuba-US Regatta

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Cuban flag and crew vessel MICARA anchored in the Ernest Hemingway International Sailing Club of Havana Thursday -west of the Cuban capital- as part of the Saint Petersburgh-Havana Regatta. After almost three days of navigation, the vessel Micara with three crew members arrived in the Hemingway International Sailing Club.

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US Legislator Asks Tillerson Return of Diplomats to Cuba

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Democratic Representative Kathy Castor requested U.S. Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, the return of diplomats and consular officials to the U.S. Embassy in Cuba to change the situation in that facility today.

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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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Greek Citizens Against US Blockade on Cuba

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The Greek-Cuban Friendship Association with Cuba in Thessaloniki rejected the economic blockade the United States has maintained on the Caribbean island, during an event for the 59th anniversary of the triumph of the Revolution and the 165th birthday of José Martí.

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Raúl receives U.S. Congressional delegation

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Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers, yesterday afternoon received a delegation from the United States Congress, led by Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vermont). The group also included two other Democratic Senators, Ron Wyden from Oregon and Gary Peters from Michigan, and House Representatives James McGovern (D-Massachusetts) and Susan Davis (D-California).