The inclusion of Fincimex on the U.S. State Department’s list of restricted Cuban entities last June, as well as the Treasury Department’s modifications to regulations for the control of Cuban assets announced on Friday, October 23, will prevent remittances to Cuba through U.S. companies with general licenses, directly harming the Cuban people and their relatives in the United States.Sigue leyendo
Publicaciones etiquetadas con: US blockade against Cuba
The US blockade against Cuba violates human rights and international law, Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez denounced on Thursday in this capital.
During a press conference to denounce the impact of that hostile policy on the island and the world during the last year, the Foreign Minister stated that Washington violates trade and navigation rules and lacks any moral justification.
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 foreign affairs ministers of the countries of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) reiterated their rejection to the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States on Cuba and called for its lifting.
The demand against the unilateral measure with which for almost 60 years the northern government has been pressuring the Greater Antilles to abdicate its revolutionary process and its system of socialist development, took place in the context of the Twenty-third Meeting of the Council of Foreign and Community Relations (COFCOR) of CARICOM.
WASHINGTON has come under fire for blocking much-needed medical supplies from reaching Cuba for a second time, with Swiss groups branding the six-decade-long economic blockade “a criminal act.”
The aid had been collected by the Swiss solidarity group MediCuba Switzerland and had been intended for Covid-19 patients on the socialist island.
Cubans residing in the United Kingdom raise funds since this Monday to build artificial ventilators for fighting coronavirus in Cuba.
Cuba can not acquire these artificial ventilators due to the US blockade.
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.
While Cuban medical collaboration is extended around the world to help contain the COVID-19 pandemic, the insane blockade imposed by the United States on our country, has just denied our public health system access to two regular suppliers of ventilators, key to the care of the most serious cases of the disease.
In another twist of this genocidal, inhumane policy, the manufacturers IMTMedical AG and Acutronic, announced the end of commercial relations with Cuba, after the companies were acquired by the U.S. firm Vyaire Medical Inc.