Cuba: “Let Us Work Unceasingly for General and Complete Disarmament”

Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla Address by Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cuba, at the Conference on Disarmament Geneva, February 2020 Mr. President: Preserving multilateralism and respect for the purposes and principles of the United Nations Charter and international law is essential in an increasingly dangerous and complex international scenario, where…

Lessons From the Second Declaration of Havana

Ramona Wadi U.S. hostility against Cuba and Latin America prompted Cuban President Miguel Diaz Canel to publicly reflect and draw attention to the Second Declaration of Havana (1962), in which the Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro cautioned about the perpetual danger of U.S. imperialism. On February 4 1962 in Plaza de la Revolucion, Fidel proclaimed…

Always on the Roads of Africa: Interview with Óscar Oramas Oliva

Salvador López Arnal Ambassador of the Republic of Cuba to the Republic of Guinea, Mali, Angola, Sao Tome and Principe and the United Nations, as well as Director of Africa and Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cuba, Oscar Oramas Oliva was born in Cienfuegos on November 12, 1936 and holds a Master of Arts…

Cuba in the Struggle Against Coronavirus Epidemic

Cuba’s biotechnological industry developed the antiviral recombinant Interferon alpha 2B (IFNrec) to combat viral infections affecting patients with HIV, hepatitis B and C, recurrent respiratory papillomatosis, condyloma acuminatum, as well as various types of cancer. Now, China’s National Health Commission selected IFNrec to fight the coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak, which appeared in the city of Wuhan…

The United States Government’s Genocide Targets the People of Cuba

During the closure of the National Assembly’s fourth period of ordinary sessions, December 21, President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez said: “In the 61st year of the Revolution they threw us to our deaths and here we are, alive. Without a doubt, 2019 was a year of great challenges, with an escalated imperialist offensive meant to provoke…

Cuba Denounces U.S. Crusade Against its International Medical Cooperation

The government of the United States has deployed, as from last year, an intensive and defamatory campaign against the medical cooperation offered by Cuba. The campaign also include a program designed to fund actions and information searches to discredit and sabotage the international cooperation being provided by Cuba in the health area in dozens of…

Cuba is Testing Products Against Cancer, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Disease

Alan MacleodThe Cuban government has announced that it is testing new medical products against a range of chronic illnesses, including cancer, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease. The Caribbean country has become a hotspot for pharmaceutical research, having already developed techniques that eliminate the transmission of HIV and syphilis between mothers and children. It was not revealed…

Our America in These Times

Enrique Ubieta Gómez I will not address the context or the ins and outs of José Martí’s best known essay written in 1891, entitled Our America, a term still used by those of us who aspire to the unity of this immense, rich territory, which stretches from the Rio Bravo to Patagonia. My intention is…

Díaz-Canel: A New Spectre is Sweeping the World

A new spectre is sweeping the world, says Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez. He warns that neoliberalism promoted in Latin America by the United States made citizens more unequal, poorer, less protected and led them to distrust politicians. “Cuba alerts, at the same time, that the battle against neoliberalism and imperialism will be tougher, insofar…