Cuba condemned this Tuesday in this capital the damages of over $138 billion caused by the genocidal US economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed on Cuba for nearly six decades.
Cuban Ambassador Oscar Leon, speaking on Tuesday before the UNESCO Executive Board, stressed that the Caribbean island will not renounce the socialist project chosen sovereignly by its people, despite increasing hostility on the part of the United States.
The Cuban government will announce today new economic measures following those adopted in the face of the fuel shortages caused by the tightening of the US blockade that has been imposed on the island for over 60 years.
Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Monday underscored his support for the campaign for the release of former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.
The number of Cuban citizens traveling abroad grew by more than 20 percent in the first eight months of this year, a senior official of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs told Prensa Latina.
The Minister-President of Cuba’s Central Bank (BCC), Irma Margarita Martinez, stated that the national banking system is ready to support the measures recently adopted to boost the country’s economy.
Vice President of the Republic, Salvador Valdés, said the eve in the TV program Round Table, that new measures related to domestic trade, aim to strengthen national industry, order imports, while reducing costs and sales prices to the population.
The main obstacle to Cuba’s economic and social development is the blockade of the United States with the vain eagerness to subject the Cuban people to imperial designs.
To Fidel Castro Ruz´s work and thought and its importance to peoples in the conquest of their sovereignty, is dedicated the third International Symposium The Cuban Revolution: Genesis and Historical Development, to be held in Havana.