Tag: #Cuba

It is urgent to reform the UN : Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel

Left Review Online September 23, 2020

It is urgent to reform the UN : Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel

Mr. Secretary General, Mr. President, A global pandemic has changed everyday life drastically. From one day to the next, millions of people get infected and thousands die even when their life expectancy was longer thanks to development. Hospital systems with high-level services have collapsed and the health structures...More

WFTU campaigns for 2021 Nobel Peace Prize for the Cuban doctors

Left Review Online August 20, 2020

WFTU campaigns for 2021 Nobel Peace Prize for the Cuban doctors

Kathmandu. The World Federation of Trade Unions (WFTU) campaigns for 2021 Nobel Peace Prize for Henry Reeve International Medical Brigade, which mobilizes the Cuban Doctors in the service of poor and needy people in other countries without any self-interest. The global network of the Trade Unions all over...More

Cuba and the United Nations signed the UN Framework Cooperation Agreement

Abel Gonzalez Alayon August 15, 2020

Cuba and the United Nations signed the UN Framework Cooperation Agreement

Havana, Aug 13. Cuba and the United Nations System (UNS) signed Thursday the United Nations Framework for Cooperation for Sustainable Development, which will guide the support of the different agencies, funds and programs over the next four years. Rodrigo Malmierca, head of the Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment...More

Controlling Covid-19 is best tribute to Fidel Castro – President Miguel Diaz-Canel

Left Review Online August 14, 2020

Controlling Covid-19 is best tribute to Fidel Castro – President Miguel Diaz-Canel

Havana, Aug 13. Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel said on Thursday that the best tribute to the leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, is to control the new outbreaks of the Covid-19 pandemic. On occasion of the 94th anniversary of his birth, the president stressed that the successes...More

Science Center Honors Fidel Castro in Nicaragua

Left Review Online August 14, 2020

Science Center Honors Fidel Castro in Nicaragua

Managua, Aug 13 (Prensa Latina). This Thursday, 94 years after the birth of Fidel Castro, historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, a science center in the fields of western Nicaragua honors his legacy in this country to which he was linked by so many historical ties. The Comandante...More

U.S. Govt. suspends private charter flights to Cuba

ABEL GONZALEZ ALAYÓN August 14, 2020

U.S. Govt. suspends private charter flights to Cuba

HAVANA. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Thursday that the U.S. government has suspended private charter flights to Cuba, including those to Havana. According to a statement released today, all charters between the United States and Cuba over which the Department of Transportation exercises jurisdiction will be...More

Fidel Castro is remembered in Ecuador

Left Review Online August 13, 2020

Fidel Castro is remembered in Ecuador

Quito. Residents of Ecuador and Cuba residents will remember today Fidel Castro, historical leader of the Cuban Revolution, on the 94th anniversary of his birth. To honor him, a program organized by solidarity groups and graduates in Cuba is planned, together with the diplomatic mission of the Caribbean...More

UN experts condemn sanctions against Cuba and Venezuela

Left Review Online August 10, 2020

UN experts condemn sanctions against Cuba and Venezuela

Unilateral economic sanctions against countries like Cuba and Venezuela are causing today greater suffering and limitations for their people amid the Covid-19 pandemic, UN independent rapporteurs warned. According to a report by five UN experts, humanitarian exemptions to the sanctions are not working, and people cannot adequately protect...More

Cuba denounces the impact of the US blockade on the fight against COVID-19

ABEL GONZALEZ ALAYÓN July 04, 2020

Cuba denounces the impact of the US blockade on the fight against COVID-19

HAVANA. Yahima Esquivel, permanent representative of Cuba to UNESCO, denounced Thursday the effects of the U.S. economic, commercial and financial blockade on his country's efforts to confront the COVID-19. Speaking at the Executive Council of the multilateral body, Esquivel pointed out the tightening of the U.S. blockade, which...More

Cuba rejects Israel´s plan to annex Palestinian territories

ABEL GONZALEZ ALAYÓN July 03, 2020

Cuba rejects Israel´s plan to annex Palestinian territories

HAVANA. Cuba reiterates its rejection of Israeli plans to annex the Palestinian territories in the West Bank, Bruno Rodriguez, Cuban foreign minister, warned on Twitter today. He recalled that such claims would mean an increase in the risks of conflict in that region. The only possible solution is...More

US actor Danny Glover highlights the solidarity forged by Cuban internationalism

ABEL GONZALEZ ALAYÓN June 23, 2020

US actor Danny Glover highlights the solidarity forged by Cuban internationalism

Havana (June 17). Solidarity built by Cuban internationalism is the kind of expression needed in societies everywhere, U.S. actor, producer, director and political activist Danny Glover said on Tuesday as he addressed Cuba's medical collaboration in other nations. In an online conference organized by the Cuban solidarity networks...More

Voices against US blockade on Cuba from Belarus

ABEL GONZALEZ ALAYÓN June 21, 2020

Voices against US blockade on Cuba from Belarus

Havana. Serguey Klishevich, head of the Working Group for cooperation with Cuba in the Belarusian National Assembly, condemned the coercive measures of the US government against Cuba, intensified in times of the COVID-19 pandemic. “The sanctions against Cuba are a direct violation of the principles of international law....More

Nobel Peace Prize to Cuban doctors continues to gain supporters

Milagros Pichardo Perez June 17, 2020

Nobel Peace Prize to Cuban doctors continues to gain supporters

More than 40 European organizations are backing a proposal to award the Nobel Peace Prize to Cuban Doctors (medical brigades) of the Henry Reeve Contingent, for their contribution to the global battle against COVID-19. Launched April 28 by the associations Cuba Linda and France Cuba, the initiative has...More

Imperialist Blockade: Conspiracy against Socialism

Nahendra Khadka June 13, 2020

Imperialist Blockade: Conspiracy against Socialism

Weapons of all kinds are the tools of war and genocide. They cause destruction and deterioration. Among them, nuclear weapons are the most destructive ammunition for which they are called the 'Arms of Genocide' or the 'Weapons of Mass Destruction'. Until the arms and ammunition exist on this...More

End the blockade – for life and solidarity

Left Review Online April 14, 2020

End the blockade – for life and solidarity

Havana. In a letter addressed to the United Nation, the Community of Latin American and Caribbean states (CELAC), Organization of American States (OAS), the World and Pan American Health Organizations (WHO, PAHO), the Sao Paulo Forum and others have requested the lifting of unilateral coercive sanctions against several countries,...More