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Cuba Solidarity Campaign statement on the United States’ listing of Cuba as a state sponsor of terrorism

Campaign News | Friday, 15 January 2021

The Cuba Solidarity Campaign adds its voice to the worldwide condemnation of the outgoing Trump administration’s listing of Cuba as a ‘state sponsor of terrorism’.Trump’s move is designed to hinder the incoming Biden administration from reprising the Obama era’s rapprochement with Havana. Obama’s decision to formally remove Cuba from the ... read more

A vigil in Havana to remember Cuban victims for terrorism

Firm and absolute condemnation of the fraudulent qualification of Cuba as a State sponsor of terrorism

News from Cuba | Tuesday, 12 January 2021

Statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cuba The Ministry of Foreign Relations condemns in the strongest and most absolute terms the fraudulent qualification of Cuba as a state sponsor of terrorism, announced by the United States government in a cynical and hypocritical act.For months now, there ... read more

Trump returns Cuba to U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism

News from Cuba | Monday, 11 January 2021

The Trump administration has announced that it is returning Cuba to the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism, a move that could complicate any efforts by the incoming Biden administration to revive Obama-era detente with Havana. Just nine days before Republican President Donald Trump leaves office, Secretary of State Mike ... read more

What will Cuba’s new single currency mean for the island?

News from Cuba | Friday, 1 January 2021

Cuba is devaluing its peso for the first time since the 1959 revolution with profound consequences for its people. The Cuban government formally ended its dual currency system on Friday, devaluing its peso for the first time since the 1959 revolution that swept the late Fidel Castro to power. The ... read more

Trump administration adds Cuban bank to US restricted list

News from Cuba | Friday, 1 January 2021

Cuban foreign minister rejects the move as a ‘punitive measure’ that aims to tighten the US blockade against Cuba. In a statement on Friday, the US State Department said it was adding Banco Financiero International SA (BFI) to the Cuba Restricted List, a list of entities that the US alleges have ... read more