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By Edition On Friday, September 14th, 2018

Trump renews economic embargo against Cuba

HAVANA - The Trading with the Enemy Act, one of the legal bases of the embargo imposed by the United States against Cuba was extended on Monday by US President Donald Trump through a memorandum sent to the Secretaries More...

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By Edition On Monday, November 6th, 2017

UN General Assembly again calls for lifting U.S. embargo against Cuba

NEW YORK - The United Nations General Assembly last week adopted a resolution underlining the need to end the economic, commercial and financial embargo imposed by the United States against Cuba. In the resolution, More...

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By Edition On Monday, June 12th, 2017

Another foreign company fined for breaking US trade embargo of Cuba

HAVANA - The US Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has fined the American Honda Finance Corporation (AHFC) US$87,255 for violating US regulations that are part of the trade embargo against More...

By Edition On Thursday, June 8th, 2017

Bipartisan coalition in US Senate introduces major legislation to lift Cuba trade embargo

WASHINGTON - Following the recent reintroduction of the Freedom to Travel to Cuba Act by a bipartisan group of US senators, a similar bipartisan coalition of senators has introduced legislation – The Freedom to More...

By Edition On Thursday, October 27th, 2016

US abstains for first time in UN vote on ending Cuba embargo

NEW YORK - In a near unanimous action, the United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday adopted a resolution underlining the need to end to the economic, commercial and financial embargo imposed by the United States More...

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By Edition On Saturday, September 24th, 2016

Cuba cites progress in US relations, but with embargo still in force, ‘there is a long way ahead’

NEW YORK - Noting that a little more than a year has elapsed since the re-establishment of diplomatic relations between Cuba and the United States, and while “some progress” has been achieved in bilateral relations, More...

By Edition On Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

Obama calls on US Congress to lift Cuba embargo

HAVANA, Cuba - One of the ways to help Cubans is that the US Congress should lift the embargo once and for all, US President Barack Obama reiterated on Monday, during an official visit to the Caribbean island until More...

By Edition On Monday, November 2nd, 2015

Amnesty International joins call for US to lift Cuba embargo

WASHINGTON, United States – The United Nations vote last Friday to lift the US embargo on Cuba is a strong message to the United States President Barack Obama and Congress about the dire human rights impact of More...

By Edition On Thursday, August 20th, 2015

US senator says embargo on Cuba runs contrary to US ideals

HAVANA, Cuba - Vermont’s Democratic Senator Patrick Leahy said that US ideals must be promoted by lifting the travel ban and the embargo against Cuba. Speaking to reporters on Monday and after having attended More...

By Edition On Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

Clinton proposal to lift Cuba embargo to be canvassed

MIAMI, USA - The Journal Jersey has launched a survey with the question: “Do you agree with Hillary Clinton that US Cuban embargo should end?” planning to announce the results on Saturday. The New Jersey-based More...