The Cuban United Lutheran, Baptist and Evangelical churches have denounced in Havana the innumerable impacts caused in relations with other religious institutions by the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States on the island.
The worsening of the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed on Cuba by the United States affects academic exchange between the two nations, María Isabel Domínguez, a sociologist with the Center of Psychological and Social Research (CIPS), said in Havana on Tuesday.
After a smashing victory at the United Nations, Cuba awakened today again focused on resisting the blockade imposed by the United States, standing despite a massive rejection in the top international organization.
Yesterday, for the consecutive 27th time, the UN General Assembly overwhelmingly supported Cuba's resolution demanding an end to the U.S. blockade, 189 in favor, with two against, no abstentions. Granma publishes a 1994 statement by Fidel on the occasion:
The people of Cuba have lived, for more than half a century, under the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States, and are marked by this punishment for their "deadly sin." From the oldest to the youngest, the entire population has suffered its consequences.
The United Nations General Assembly passed with 189 votes in favor and only 2 against - the United States and Israel - a Cuban-sponsored resolution on the necessity of ending the blockade imposed by the United States of America against Cuba.
Students and professors from the University of this province of eastern Cuba joined from physical and digital spaces to the "beehive" against the blockade on Cuba convened by the Federation of University Student (FEU).
The President of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel, expressed his gratitude on Wednesday in France for the support shown to the Caribbean country by the international community during the UN session dedicated to the blockade of the United States against the island.
Representatives of UN member nations and regional organizations reaffirmed on Wednesday they support to the draft Cuban resolution against the U.S. financial, economic and commercial blockade. Speaking on Item 43: "Necessity to end the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States against Cuba," they denounced the damage that the hostile policy implemented since 1959 has caused on the Cuban people, and called on the U.S. administration to put end to the coercive measure.
The UN General Assembly discusses today for the 27th consecutive year the resolution project to put an end to U.S. blockade against Cuba, this time under U.S. pressures to hinder the process.