Cuba in Geneva: Health is a Basic Human Right

2 Geneva, May 18. -Cuba on Wednesday defended health care as a basic human right and expressed concern for the financial, food, energy and environmental crisis gripping the world. Addressing the 64th Assembly of the World Health Organization (WHO), Cuban Deputy Health Minister Jose Angel Portal stated that the current international situation is affecting many countries. In many places, in

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Argentina Slams Absurd Persistence of Blockade on Cuba

0 Buenos Aires, May 2. -The U.S.-led severe economic, financial and trade siege on the island was condemned in this capital during the celebration of Cuba Day at the International Book Fair. Despite that absurd persistence, the U.S. blockade "failed efforts to strangle the Cuban Revolution," stated Vicente Batista, member of El Libro Culture Foundation Commission. In his speech, interrupted

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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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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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Cuba Solidarity Meeting: No to Blockade, Free the Cuban 5

0 Ottawa, Sep 27. -The Canada-Cuba Labour Solidarity Conference sent a message from Toronto to US and Canadian authorities urging an end to the financial, economic and commercial blockade of Cuba. The letter, approved at the Sept. 24-26 meeting of Canadian unions and addressed to President Barack Obama, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton,

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Trade Unions from Santa Cruz del Sur with ambitious goals for 2010

1 Santa Cruz del Sur, 31 march.- Achieving the affiliation of all the workers, increasing the financial incomings and preparing the base union leaders according to the orientations issued by the Cuban Workers Fderation (CTC),  are some of  the prioritized objectives for the year 2010  for the worker’s  movement in Santa Cruz del Sur.  Completing the leader’s staff, achieving that

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