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Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel, denounced Thursday that the United States is taking advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic to increase the effects of the blockade imposed on the island.
The dignitary said on Twitter that Washington plans to take advantage of the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which causes the disease, to increase the cost of the siege, increase shortages and cause the suffering of the Cuban people.
“The solidarity built by Cuban internationalism is the kind of expression needed in communities everywhere,” noted renowned American actor Danny Glover as he addressed the Caribbean island’s medical collaboration.
In a web conference organized by the Cuban solidarity networks in the United States and Canada, the artist pointed out that the response given by Cuba to the COVID-19 pandemic, with the sending of medical brigades to more than twenty countries, began 60 years ago.
Fifty one British members of parliament have written to Dominic Raab, the UK Foreign Secretary and acting Prime Minister to call for the US blockade of Cuba to be temporarily suspended during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Grahame Morris MP, Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Cuba, coordinated the letter which asks the British government to make a public statement and to raise the issue directly with its counterparts in the United States’ government.