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Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla’s Statement to the United Nations General Assembly, November 1, 2017

Full text of speech by Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, on the “Necessity of ending the economic, commercial, and financial blockade imposed by the United States against Cuba,” in United Nations headquarters, New York, November 1, 2017

Declaration of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Cuba

On September 29, 2017, the US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson announced the decision to significantly downscale the diplomatic staff of the US embassy in Havana and withdraw all their relatives, claiming that there had been “attacks” perpetrated against US Government officials in Cuba which have harmed their health.

Cuban and U.S. authorities hold third round of law application and enforcement dialogue

On September 15th, 2017 the third meeting between authorities of law application and enforcement bodies of Cuba and the U.S. was held in the United States Capital.

This was a follow-up meeting of that held on May 17th, 2016 in Havana. The purpose of these exchanges is to coordinate bilateral cooperation on law application and enforcement and advance in tackling different scourges that might pose a threat to both countries such as: terrorism, the illicit trafficking in drugs and persons, cybercrime, among others.

The meeting took place in a professional and respectful climate.

Statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Cuba

On 17 February this year, the United States Embassy in Havana and the Department of State informed the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the occurrence of some alleged incidents affecting some officials of that diplomatic mission and their families.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs Statement

This Sunday, July 30, 2017, during elections for the National Constituent Assembly in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, the Venezuelan people demonstrated to the world that they are in full possession of their sovereign rights, and are firmly on the side of peace, in defense of citizen security, of independence and self-determination in their homeland, as they have been throughout the history of Latin America and the Caribbean, since Bolívar.

Statement by the Revolutionary Government of Cuba

On June 16, 2017, US President Donald Trump delivered a speech full of hostile anti-Cuban rhetoric reminiscent of the times of open confrontation with our country in a Miami theater. He announced his government’s Cuba policy, which rolls back the progress achieved over the last two years since December 17, 2014, when Presidents Raúl Castro and Barack Obama announced the decision to re-establish diplomatic relations and engage in a process towards the normalization of bilateral relations.

Ministry of Foreign Relations Statement

Simón Bolívar Hall which, in an affront to the Liberator, is occupied by the decadent and shameful Permanent Council of the Organization of American States (OAS), this March 28, was witness to the battle of his descendents -children of the Bolivarian Hugo Chávez - in defense of Venezuela and Our America's sovereignty, independence, self-determination, and dignity.

Anti-Cuban provocation fails

Over the last few weeks, international media have reported the intention of OAS General Secretary Luis Almagro Lemes to travel to Havana, in order to receive a "prize" invented by an illegal grouplet, which operates in concert with the ultra-right wing Foundation for Pan American Democracy, created in the days of the 7th Summit of the Americas in Panama, to channel efforts and resources in opposition to legitimate, independent governments in Our America.

Statement by the Foreign Affairs Ministry of the Republic of Cuba

#CubaApoyaAVenezuela

The sister Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela waged a hard and victorious diplomatic battle at the Special Meeting of the Permanent Council of the Organization of American States, held on Wednesday June first, against the interventionist plan of the imperialism and oligarchies.

Declaration by the Revolutionary Government

The revolutionary government of the Republic of Cuba has repeatedly condemned the parliamentary/judicial coup d'état in Brazil, disguised as legal, which has been in the making for months. Today saw a fundamental step towards realization of the aims of the coup plotters: a majority of the Brazilian senators have decided to continue the political trial proceedings against Brazil's legitimately-elected president, Dilma Rousseff, and thereby "temporarily" remove her from office for up to 180 days, during which time the senate must determine, by a two-thirds majority of its members, her definitive dismissal.

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