A group of UN independent human rights experts have called on countries to lift – or at the very least, ease – sanctions to allow affected nations and communities access to vital supplies to fight against the global coronavirus pandemic.
People in countries under sanctions cannot protect themselves against the disease or get life-saving treatment if they fall ill because humanitarian exemptions to the sanctions are not working, the experts said in a news releaseon Friday.
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Thousands of Prensa Latina readers showed interest in the new attack by the United States against the Cuban economy, when sanctions were leveled against the Havin Bank, the only entity established exclusively with Cuban capital based in London.
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Spanish lawmaker Javier Moreno on Wednesday called on the European Union (EU) to act against the economic blockade imposed by the United States on Cuba and tightened during the health crisis created by the Covid-19 pandemic caused by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. Continue reading European lawmaker urges EU to do more against US blockade on Cuba – Via Prensa Latina
The Board of Supervisors of the City and County of San Francisco, U.S. state of California, approved a resolution promoting medical and scientific collaboration with Cuba to deal with the Covid-19, reported a diplomatic source today. Continue reading San Francisco Asks for Cuban Health Cooperation – Via Escambray
Over 50,000 signatures are currently supporting an initiative promoted by German artists and scholars to demand an end to the US economic, commercial and financial blockade against Cuba for almost six decades. Continue reading Over 50,000 Germans reject US blockade against Cuba – Via ACN
The call to lift the US economic blockade against Cuba and to recognize the Caribbean nation’s health personnel with Nobel Peace Prize are the focus of today’s speeches by some activists, politicians, artists and intellectuals from around the world. Continue reading Culture and politics foster changes in Cuba-US relations – Via Prensa Latina
On July 1, the City Council here voted 14 to 1 for an Emergency Resolution calling for the United States to end its economic, commercial, and financial embargo against Cuba, and for the Trump administration to open negotiations toward a cooperative relationship between the two nations.
The resolution now goes to Mayor Frank Jackson for signature, and then the Clerk of the Council will send copies of the resolution to the White House and members of Ohio’s congressional delegation. Continue reading Cleveland City Council calls for end of U.S. blockade against Cuba – People’s World
The municipal council of the Tuscan city of Campi Bisenzio approved on Tuesday a resolution in favor of ending the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States on Cuba for almost six decades. Continue reading Italian municipality council demands end to US blockade against Cuba – Via Prensa Latina
A federal judge in the United States dismissed a lawsuit against the cruise company Carnival for doing business with Cuba, economic and tourist media reported on Tuesday.
The Wall Street Journal reported that the lawsuit is part of the US campaign against Cuba, tightened by the Donald Trump Administration after the activation of Title III of the Helms-Burton Act, which reinforces economic, commercial and financial measures against the Caribbean island.
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Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez denounced on Wednesday that the US economic, commercial and financial blockade against Cuba has caused serious damages to the health sector. Continue reading Cuban FM denounces US blockade’s damage to health sector – Via Prensa Latina