Iván Barreto Lopez and Marianniz Díaz Hernández spoke to students and staff at the University of Sydney about Cuba's remarkable achievements in spite of the punishing US blockade. Rachel Evans reports.
United States embargo against Cuba (el bloqueo, the blockade)
Iván Barreto López from the Cuban Institute for Friendship Among the Peoples (ICAP) spoke to Alex Bainbridge about ending the US-imposed blockade of Cuba which he said has impacted “every Cuban”.
Two young Cubans, currently touring Australia with the Australia-Cuba Friendship Society, are speaking at a public meeting on Cuba’s challenges and latest achievements. Allen Jennings reports.
The Australia-Cuba Friendship Society launched the 2023 From Australia to Cuba with Love campaign. Alex Bainbridge reports.
Dr John Falzon told a May Day toast that Cuba shows the example of internationalism and solidarity with all the peoples of the world. Jim McIlroy reports.
The world’s top four cruise companies have recently lodged appeals against a December 2022 decision by a United States federal judge who held them financially liable for nearly US$451 million for using docks nationalised in the Cuban Revolution, reports Ian Ellis-Jones.
CELAC member countries signed the Buenos Aires declaration to make Latin America and the Caribbean a community of sovereign nations, reports Tanya Wadhwa.
For the 30th year in a row, the United Nations General Assembly overwhelmingly condemned the United States’ embargo on Cuba and called on Washington to end its wide-ranging punitive sanctions, reports Ian Ellis-Jones.
Protesters gathered in Sydney to demand the United States government end its 60-year-old illegal blockade of Cuba, in the lead up to another United Nations vote on the issue. Jim McIlroy reports.
Cuba’s tourism industry has been picking up after the COVID-19 pandemic brought it to a halt, but the United States' latest aggressive action seriously threatens its viability, reports Ian Ellis-Jones.
Cuba's world-leading disaster management system sprang into action when Hurricane Ian struck the country’s western province of Pinar del Río, on September 27, report Vijay Prashad and Manolo De Los Santos.
To increase the supply of goods, especially food, Cuba is allowing more foreign investment in local wholesale and retail trade for the first time since 1959, reports Ian Ellis-Jones.
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