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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Cuban Religious Leaders Demand End to U.S. Blockade

0 Havana, Mar 12. – Leaders from different religious groups demanded an end to the U.S. economic, trade and financial blockade on Cuba for over 50 years ago. Muslims, Buddhists and Protestants see the blockade, which have caused more than 975 billion USD in losses, as an obstacle to the normal development of Cuban society and its relations with other

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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. Economic Blockade Hits Cuban Agriculture

1 Havana, Sep 27. – The U.S.-imposed economic, trade and financial blockade on Cuba almost 50 years ago is an obstacle to the development of the Cuban agriculture. Cuban company QUIMIMPORT, responsible for supplying fertilizers, herbicides, and pesticides for that sector, could purchase many of those products in the U.S. market if that prolonged Washington position would not exist. According

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Non-Aligned Movement: End the U.S. Blockade against Cuba

2 Bali, Indonesia, May 28. -The Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) reiterated on Friday in this city its call for the U.S. government to end its economic, trade and financial blockade of over 50 years against Cuba. Non-Aligned Movement Opposes All Forms of Terrorism Non-Aligned Movement Emphasizes Need for UN Reform NAM Steps Up Commitment to Multilateralism The final declaration of the

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Russia Backs Cuba in Fight Against US Blockad

0 Moscow, Nov 30. -Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Serguei Riabkov reiterated on Tuesday his country's support for the Cuban struggle against the U.S. economic, trade and financial blockade, which he called an anachronistic policy. During a meeting with Cuban Parliament President Ricardo Alarcon at the Foreign Ministry, the two sides referred to their collaboration in the international sphere and their

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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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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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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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