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Cuban President offers condolences to Vietnam in New York

Canel Viet Nam

NEW YORK.– On a day marked by the constant cold rain in the Big Apple, the President of the Councils of State and Ministers of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, visited the Permanent Mission of Vietnam to the United Nations to offer condolences on behalf of the Cuban people and government for the recent death of President Tran Dai Luang.

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Harmonious relations and respect for all

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NEW YORK.-Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez didn’t spare a second during his second day at the United Nations headquarters, where he held eight bilateral meetings.

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Cuban President visits Google’s NYC office

Canel GOOgle

The meeting held on Monday afternoon with the President of the Councils of State and Ministers, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, during his visit to Google’s NYC office, was informative and productive. Executives from several U.S. information technology and communications companies showed particular interest in the potentialities of the Cuban market, as well as in the development prospects of the Caribbean nation.

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What has September 11 left us?

Torres Gemelas

In the following days, U.S. President George W. Bush repeated once and again that the crusade against terrorism would be a long one, announcing a new type of war, a total war, with no limits, that would mean conflicts, military interventions, new threats against states, against coalitions of states, and anything associated with the enemy, an abstraction named “evil,” always justified by the need to protect national security and the rights of those who make a business of these conflicts and their consequences.

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Reason and justice cannot be blockaded

Bloequo

When it comes to the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed on Cuba for so many years, it would seem that everything has already been said, although reality proves the contrary. As the blockade is tightened, its damages to the island intensify, some more visible than others. This unilateral policy, the product of senseless injustice, is the work of those who use such measures as their means of doing politics.

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How is a pretext for a cold war manufactured?

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Last year, the U.S. asserted that its diplomatic personnel in Cuba had been affected by “sonic attacks,” an accusation that has been developed in the media in an attempt to justify launching a Cold War.

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Havana’s “Sonic Incidents” versus the University of Edinburgh: The “40%” Mystery

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On August 15, 2018, the U.S. State Department announced yet another measure toward reducing its Havana embassy staff and its effectiveness by limiting the diplomats’ stays to one year. This extremely limited affectation category is normally applied to countries at war, such as Afghanistan and Iraq. The change in U.S. policy initiated last fall is based on a supposed sonic health issue detected by Washington affecting its Havana diplomats. Along with a travel warning for Americans with regard to visiting Cuba and limited consular services that impact both U.S. citizens and Cubans on the island,

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U.S. recognizes negative impact of its policy toward Cuba

viajes EEUU

Both the negative impact of staff reductions at the U.S. embassy in Cuba, as well as the harshness of its warning on travel to the country, were acknowledged recently in Washington, leading to a memorandum from the Congressional Research Service, in the first case, and a new travel warning category established by the State Department.

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A hostile policy more harmful than a hurricane

Bloqueo

When a hurricane is identified as a threat to the island, all Cubans begin to worry. Despite measures adopted by our Civil Defense system to protect human life and material resources, it is well known that the powerful winds and rain show no mercy.

Every natural phenomenon that strikes leaves damage that must be repaired as soon as possible. Thus, some plans are put on hold to free resources for the recovery, and the state cannot move forward as fast as it would like.

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The United States threatens Latin America and the Caribbean as a Zone of Peace

Aguila EEUU

More than 76 military bases in Latin America, support for military and judicial coups against Presidents, the attempted assassination of Nicolás Maduro, sanctions and economic blockades are only some of the strategies being implemented by the United States in Latin America and the Caribbean in its attempt to reverse the victories achieved by progressive governments over the last few decades.