The First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba and President of the Republic of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, today thanked people of solidarity in the United States who worked to place a video projections against the economic blockade of the island on a building in Union Square in New York City.Full Story
“The U.S. should foremost examine its human rights issues instead of meddling in other countries' internal affairs,” the Chinese Foreign Affairs Ministry stated.Full Story
They stress there is no justification for the United States to continue treating the Cuban people as a national security threat.
Rodriguez Parilla explained that "CNNEspañol disrespects the right of Americans and citizens of the world to receive free and truthful information in the same way that FOX channel manipulates images and videos with high technology."
"We appreciate the support of the American people. We can live in peace and harmony, building bridges and not blocks," Díaz-Canel said via Twitter.
Joe Biden's administration included Cuba's Minister of Defense, Alvaro Lopez Miera in a list of unilateral sanctions on Thursday.
The disturbances in Cuba were marked by unprecedented violence and vandalism, jeopardizing the lives of hundreds of Cubans, including peaceful demonstrators and revolutionaries who took to the streets in response.
With a call for solidarity, love and the elimination of the blockade, the Cuba Solidarity Movement in the United States held a press conference to reaffirm its commitment to the island and announce the successful U.S. campaign to send 6 million vaccination syringes to Cuba.
Taking advantage of the economic crisis induced by the pandemic and the blockade, the U.S. launched an aggressive smear campaign against Cuba.
Caricom highlighted that "the protests taking place in Cuba caused by socioeconomic challenges, further aggravated by the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic and the impact of natural hazards."
These threats are encouraged by extremist sectors in South Florida against those who promote better ties between both countries.