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News on Cuba - November 15, 2012 Print E-mail

The President of Haiti Assesses Cuban Cooperation

HAVANA, Cuba, Nov 14 (acn)  Michell Martelly, President of Haiti, analyzed with Cuban ambassador Ricardo Garcia the development of cooperation with that country, where Cuban physicians have performed over 300,000 surgeries since 1998.

News on Cuba - November 14, 2012 Print E-mail

Cuba Condemns US Blockade & Reiterates Willingness to Hold Respectful Dialog

HAVANA, Cuba, Nov 13 (acn) In his remarks at the United Nations General Assembly Session on the US economic blockade of Cuba, foreign minister Bruno Rodriguez said that given its expressed purpose and direct effects, the over-50-year US  policy qualifies as an act of genocide according to the 1948 Geneva Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide.

News on Cuba - November 13, 2012 Print E-mail

Cuba to Launch Flu Vaccination Campaign

HAVANA, Cuba, Nov 12 (ACN) Over half a million Cubans will be administered the vaccine against seasonal flu from November 20 to December 15, Cuban health authorities announced.

UN Condemns US Economic Blockade of Cuba Print E-mail

For the 21st consecutive year the United Nations General Assembly overwhelmingly condemned the U.S. Economic Blockade of Cuba by massively voting in favour of the resolution " Necessity of Ending the US Economic, Commercial and Financial Blockade Imposed on Cuba”. The final tally Tuesday, November 14 was 188 member countries in support of Cuba, with only 3 voting in favour of U.S. policy (the United States, joined by Israel and Palau). Three countries abstained. Since 1992 the international community has resoundingly opposed and repudiated the ongoing economic aggression of the United States against the people of Cuba. In 2011, for example, the vote was 186 to 3. The United States' isolation in world public opinion is graphically delineated.

News on Cuba - November 12, 2012 Print E-mail

United Nations to Vote Cuban Resolution against US Blockade on Tuesday

HAVANA, Cuba, Nov 12 (ACN) The over-50-year US economic, commercial and financial blockade of Cuba will again be overwhelmingly condemned by the international community on Tuesday when the UN General Assembly votes a new Cuban resolution demanding the lifting of such a criminal policy.


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