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Morning Star interview with the Cuban Ambassador

Morning Star interview with the Cuban Ambassador

Cuba's not a terrorist state — so why is it still on the US's list?.

Roger McKenzie talks to Cuban ambassador BARBARA MONTALVO ALVAREZ on the ongoing harm caused by the country’s inclusion on the notorious list.

CUBA demands its removal from the United States created State Sponsors of Terrorism List (SSOT), the Caribbean island’s ambassador to Britain said in an exclusive interview for the Morning Star.

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Remove sanctions against Venezuela and Cuba–Caricom leaders

Remove sanctions against Venezuela and Cuba–Caricom leaders

BY: NICOLE DRAYTON

Caricom has raised the issue of sanctions against Venezuela, the blockade against Cuba, and the view that more needs to be done to stem the flow of guns into the region.

Caricom chairman Roosevelt Skerrit, who hosted a press conference at the conclusion of the 45th general meeting at the Hyatt last night, said that regional leaders raised these and other issues with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken when he held a caucus session with them yesterday.

UN forcefully hits at US blockade of Cuba

UN forcefully hits at US blockade of Cuba

BY W. T. WHITNEY JR.

Nothing on the horizon now threatens the end of the U.S. economic blockade of Cuba. Critical voices inside the United States and beyond fall flat; nothing is in the works, it seems.

Recently, however, the United Nations put forth a denunciation that carries unusual force, mainly because of the UN’s legal authority and its practical experience in Cuba.

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US activists are campaigning to remove Cuba from the State sponsors of terrorism list

US activists are campaigning to remove Cuba from the State sponsors of terrorism list

Through the #OffTheList campaign, 57 organizations affiliated with the National Network on Cuba seek to undo President Trump’s designation of Cuba as a “State Sponsor of Terrorism.”

BY JU-HYUN PARK

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The US Is Punishing Cuba to Send a Message to the Whole World

The US Is Punishing Cuba to Send a Message to the Whole World

By: Hammy Handwerger

The original goal of the United States blockade against Cuba was to worsen conditions and inspire Cubans to overthrow their government. Regime change hasn’t been forthcoming. Now the US maintains the devastating sanctions as a threat to other nations.

Next pandemic, let Cuba vaccinate the world

Next pandemic, let Cuba vaccinate the world

By Achal Prabhala and Vitor Ido

*Achal Prabhala is the coordinator of the AccessIBSA project, which campaigns for access to medicines in India, Brazil and South Africa. Vitor Ido is a program officer in the Health, Intellectual Property and Biodiversity Program at the South Centre in Geneva.

 

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Cuba appreciates Latvia's support against the US blockade 

Cuba appreciates Latvia's support against the US blockade 

As part of her activities in Riga, the Ambassador of Cuba, Beatriz Parra González, was received by Andžejs Viļumsons, Under-Secretary of State and Political Director of the Latvian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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Cuban journalist Fernández: Cubans are ‘severely upset’ about the U.S. embargo

Cuban journalist Fernández: Cubans are ‘severely upset’ about the U.S. embargo


BY MARK GRUENBERG
The decades-long U.S. embargo of Cuba, plus recent bans added—to satisfy domestic political groups—mean “It’s really difficult to imagine a country without sanctions,” noted Cuban investigative journalist and filmmaker Liz Oliva Fernandez says.

But she’s trying, both in answering questions and in her documentary films.

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