Congress of Ecuadorian Workers Condemn Blockade on Cuba

0 Quito, Apr 2. – Delegates at the 24th Ordinary Congress of the Confederation of Workers of Ecuador (CTE) condemned the unjust economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States on Cuba for half a century. The meeting of leaders of that union, established at its 1st Congress in 1944, is made up of the Ecuadorian Federation of

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US Gov´t Intensifies Blockade Vs Cuba

3 Havana, Nov 14. – The government of President Barack Obama intensified the measures of the economic, commercial and financial blockade on Cuba since the early 1960, which caused millions in losses to the Caribbean country. On September 2, 2010, Obama announced the extension of the Trading With the Enemy Act, which practically means the continuation of the blockade on

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U.S. Blockade Hampers Cuban Agricultural Development

6 Havana, Oct 31. -The U.S. economic, commercial, and financial blockade imposed on Cuba for nearly 50 years restricts prospects for the development of agriculture on the island.If there were no such restrictions, joint ventures could be created to develop the production of beans, soy, beef and pork, among other foodstuffs. Also, important logistics activities would be encouraged for the

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Cuban FM Highlights Relations with El Salvador

1 San Salvador, Dec 8. -Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez highlighted the bright prospects for the development of political, economic, commercial relations with El Salvador. In a meeting with members of the Committee of Foreign Relations, International Cooperation and Salvadorians Abroad of the Legislative Assembly of El Salvador, several legislators appreciated Cubaâ�Ös solidarity with the Salvadorian people, mainly in health

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Belarus Students Debate U.S. Blockade of Cuba

1 Minsk, Nov 20. -Students from the Institute of International Relations in Belarus debated in depth Friday on the economic, commercial, and financial blockade applied by successive U.S. governments against Cuba for almost 50 years. Cuban Ambassador Alfredo Nieves Portuondo said in a special lecture at the university that the U.S. government has maintained and intensified its genocide blockade of

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Bolivian Parliamentarians Reject Blockade against Cuba

2 Havana, Nov 10. – Bolivian parliamentarians totally rejected in this capital the economic, commercial and financial blockade of the U.S. against Cuba. In the joint statement of the 4th Inter-parliamentary Meeting Bolivia-Cuba held in the Barceló Hotel, the Bolivian delegation also demanded the freedom of the Cuban five antiterrorists in jail since 1998. Gerardo Hernández, René González, Ramón Labañino,

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Cuba´s Victory Makes Paraguayan Headlines

1 Asuncion, Oct 27. -For the 19th time in row, the world condemned the unjust and illegal economic, financial and commercial blockade imposed by the United States against Cuba, a victory widely covered in the Paraguayan online media. The newspaper Ultima Hora reproduced a report by Spanish EFE news agency that refers to Tuesday's events in the UN General Assembly.

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Voting at the UNO reasserts Cuba is not alone

2 Santa Cruz del Sur, Oct 27. –Once again most of the world nations voted for the resolution demanding the need to put an end to the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States against Cuba. This time it was 197 countries. Only two did not agree the request made by Cuba, and three countries abstained. Once

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U.S. Blockade Doubly Hurts Cuban Cancer Patients

0 Havana, Oct 20. -The economic, financial and commercial blockade imposed by the United States against Cuba for almost half a century has a severe impact on cancer patients, who are prevented from living longer due to a lack of medicine and technology. This longstanding policy has caused Cuba an estimated $751.363 billion in losses. One of the hardest-hit entities

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US Blockade Affects Cuban Civil Aviation

0 Havana, Oct 19. – Like many Cuban sectors, civil aviation has suffered millions in losses due to the U.S. economic, commercial and financial blockade. From May 1, 2009 to April 23, 2010, the siege caused an estimated $265,830,210 in damages to the industry. The U.S. world monopoly on the manufacture of commercial aircraft components, among others, has impeded Cuban

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