UN: Blockade of Cuba on Trial Again

1 United Nations, Oct 25. -The UN General Assembly on Tuesday will raise again, for the 19th consecutive year, its demand for the United States to lift its blockade of Cuba, which has caused the island some $751.3 billion in losses. The subject is item No. 41 on the Assembly's agenda, under the heading "The Necessity of Ending the Economic,

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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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Cuban Physicians Get Ready for Catastrophes in Haiti

0 Gonaives, Haiti, May 24. -Cuban physicians working in the Haitian department of Artibonite will implement as of Monday what they learned during a civil defense exercise to avoid human and material losses from natural catastrophes. That department suffered in 2004 and 2008 two largest flooding, which surprised thousands of inhabitants and left considerable damages and several casualties. In the

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