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Statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cuba
On July 31st, the U.S. State Department once again included Cuba on its arbitrary, unilateral list of "countries which sponsor international terrorism." More...

Informative Note from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

In correspondence with the Statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, dated June 23, 2012,  which states that  “the Cuban Government declares that it will not recognize any authority that does not come from the legitimate suffrage and the sovereignty exercise of the Paraguayan people”. Más...

Statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The Government of the Republic of Cuba strongly condemns the Parliamentary Coup d’ État against Constitutional President Fernando Lugo and the brotherly people of Paraguay. More...

Statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Last June 12th, the Department of Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) announced the imposition of a $619 million dollars fine to Dutch bank institution “ING Bank”. More...

Statement by Josefina Vidal Ferreiro, head of United States Division at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

United States is one of the main destinations for trafficking in persons in the world.
Cuba strongly rejects the new inclusion in the list of countries that do not fully comply with the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking in persons and are not making significant efforts to do so. More...

Statement by Josefina Vidal, Head of United States Division at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

We strongly reject the content of the report by the State Department on the situation of human rights in Cuba which the United States Government arrogates the right to issue, unaware of its own record of abuses within the country and in the world. More...

Statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Last May 14, 2012, United States Supreme Court denied to the Cuban company Cubaexport the possibility to defend its right to renew the registry of the prestigious brand Havana Club before the United States Patents and Trademark Office, hindered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the Department of the Treasury, to provide the Cuban commercial entity the license to renew the trademark registered in that country since 1976 to 2006. More...

Statement by Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dagoberto Rodríguez Barrera, in response to the comments on Cuba by Spanish Minister of Foreign Affairs, José Manuel García-Margallo to ABC newspaper

The comments by the Spanish Chancellor García Margallo are interfering, disrespectful and, I even would say, a bit naive. More...

Statement made by the Minister of Foreign Affairs

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cuba has known about the decision adopted by the Government of the Argentine Republic to expropriate, in accordance with its domestic law, 51 % of the shares owned by YPF Company, subsidiary of Spanish Repsol Company, which operates in Argentine territory. More...

Declaration of the Revolutionary Government: For the Second Independence

The Summit held in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, gave evidence of the ever-growing abyss that exists between “Our America”, as Martí called it, and the “turbulent and brutal North that despises us”. Cartagena witnessed a rebellion of Latin America and the Caribbean against the imposition of “one and a half government” which applied the imperial veto against the paragraphs of the Draft Final Declaration of the so-called Summit of the Americas that demanded the ceasing of the blockade and of Cuba’s exclusion from hemispheric events. More...

Statement by Director a.i for Europe at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Cuba, Elio Rodríguez Perdomo, in relation with recent declarations on Cuba by the European Union High Representative for Foreign Policy and Security Policy, Catherine Ashton

February 6, 2012

We have known  through the press on the unfortunate declarations in relation to our country issued to a journalist in Geneva from the O Estado de Sao Paulo newspaper by Mrs. Catherine Ashton, European Union High Representative for Foreign Policy and Security Policy. More...

Cuba’s Truths

Havana, January 23, 2012. Over the last few days, the media and representatives of certain governments traditionally committed to anti-Cuba subversion have unleashed a new campaign of accusations, unscrupulously taking advantage of a lamentable event: the death of an ordinary prisoner, which possibly only in the case of Cuba, is converted into news of international repercussion. More...

Statements by Spanish Government on Cuba Described as Unacceptable

HAVANA, January 21, 2012.- Cuba described as unacceptable the statements of the Spanish Government that does not have the slightest moral authority to judge the Caribbean nation. More...

Statement by Director of the North America Division of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Josefina Vidal Ferreiro

CUBA, January 20th, 2012. A regrettable but unusual event in Cuba has been distorted and manipulated once more by mean political interests, to justify the blockade policy against our country. The statements by the State Department and the White House are an additional demonstration of aggression and interference in Cuba’s internal affairs and shock for their hypocrisy and double standard. Actually, they suit better the record of human rights violations of the United States in its own territory and worldwide than Cuba’s performance, a country where the human being is the most valuable resource. More...

Informative Note

This January 19th, inmate Wilman Villar Mendoza, who was serving a sentence for committing common crimes, died at the intensive-care unit of the Clinical and Surgical Hospital “Doctor Juan Bruno Zayas” in Santiago de Cuba at 18:45hrs, due to a multiple organ failure that was followed by a severe septic respiratory process, which caused a septic shock to the patient. More...

Statement by Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Marcos Rodríguez Costa

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cuba strongly condenms the criminal attempts with car bombs in the city of Damasco, Syria, which has killed and injured tens of people. More...

STATEMENT

HAVANA, November 18, 2011.- During this morning, November 18, 2011, the United Nations General Assembly adopted resolution A/66/L.9 to reinstate Libya to the United Nations Human Rights Council. More...

Statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

CUBA, September 3, 2011.- The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has proceeded to withdraw its diplomatic personnel in Libya, where foreign intervention and the NATO military aggression have intensified the conflict and have prevented the Libyan people from advancing towards a negotiated and peaceful solution in the full exercise of their self-determination. More...

Statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

CUBA, 21 August 2011.- "On August 18, the State Department includes Cuba, for the thirtieth time, in the bogus list of "state sponsors of international terrorism," with the sole purpose of discrediting our country and continuing to justify the cruel and repudiated the policy of blockade against Cuba. More...

Statement by the Head of the North America Department at the Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs Josefina Vidal

CUBA, June 29th, 2011.- The inclusion of Cuba in the worst of the categories included in the US State Departments report on countries that "do not fully comply with the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking and is making no significant efforts to do so" is a shameful defamation that profoundly offends the Cuban people and once again ignores the exemplary efforts made by our country in the protection of children, young people and women. More...

Informative Note by the Cuban Revolutionary Government

In the last hours, a new smear campaign is being orchestrated against the Revolution.  On this occasion, in the face of the demise of Cuban citizen Juan Wilfredo Soto García, which occurred on the past May 8th, due to an acute pancreatitis, at Arnaldo Milián Castro provincial hospital, in Santa Clara. More...

Cuba Condemns Killing of Gaddafi's Son, Grandchildren

CUBA, May 2nd, 2011.- Cuba strongly condemned the killing of the youngest son of Libyan leader Muammar Al-Gaddafi, and three of his grandchildren and accused the North Atlantic Treaty Organization(NATO) to seek a "regime change and control of Libya’s oil resources." More...

Statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cuba

In the afternoon of April 8, 2011, the farce that had begun thirteen weeks ago in El Paso, Texas, came to an end when terrorist Luis Posada Carriles was acquitted of all the charges pressed against him during a migration trial. More...

Statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Cuba

Cuba expresses its most forceful condemnation of the foreign military intervention into the internal conflict occurring within the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya. More...

Statement by Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cuba Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla on the situation in Libya

We follow, with much attention, the internal events that are taking place in Libya and their international repercussion. News being circulated is numerous and, on many occasions, contradictory. More...

Statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

On January 14, 2011, the United States Government announced new measures on Cuba. Although we have to wait for the publication of the regulations to understand their true meaning, according to preliminary information released by the Press Office of the White House, the measures consist of: More...

Press release issued by the Cuban delegation to the round of migration talks between Cuba and the United States. Havana, January 12, 2012.

A new round of migration talks between the United States and Cuba took place on January 12, 2011. Both countries’ delegations to the meeting were headed by Mrs. Roberta Jacobson, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs and Mr. Dagoberto Rodríguez Barrera, Deputy Foreign Minister for Foreign Affairs respectively. More...

Statement by the Cuban Minister of Foreign Affairs on the Coup d’ état Attempt in Ecuador. Havana, September 30th, 2010, 3:00PM

Following instructions from the President of the Councils of State and of Ministers I will make the following statement:

* The government of the Republic of Cuba condemns and expresses its strongest rejection to the Coup d’ état that is taking place in Ecuador. President Correa has denounced that there is a Coup d’ état taking place, that he has been attacked and is being retained by force at the Police Metropolitan Hospital in Quito. Más...

Cuba Demands Removal From U.S. List of State Sponsors of Terrorism

CUBA, August 6TH, 2010.- Cuba categorically rejected on Thursday the decision of the US government to include it once again in the list of states that support international terrorism, and demanded its removal from the biased list immediately. More...

News Release by the Archbishopric of Havana

On the meeting held with the Spanish Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Miguel Angel Moratinos, and the Cuba Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla.

Today, Wednesday July 7 at midday, Cardinal Jaime Ortega Alamino was received by Cuban President Raul Castro. The meeting was also attended by Spain’s Foreign Affairs and Cooperation Minister Miguel Angel Moratinos and Cuban Foreign Affairs Minister Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla. More...

Press release issued by the Cuban delegation to the migration talks with the United States, Washington, June 18, 2010.

On June 18, 2010, a Cuban delegation headed by the Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs, Dagoberto Rodríguez, attended a new round of migration talks with the United States Government. The U.S. delegation was headed by Craig Kelly, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs. More...

Cuba rejects U.S. government report's lies

CUBA, June 15, 2010. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Cuba, (MINREX) rejected the arguments of a disrespectful report of U.S. State Department on human trafficking and the inclusion of the Caribbean nation in the worst of its categories. More...

Cuba and the European Union hold political dialogue.

CUBA, Jun 10, 2010.- The Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cuba, Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla, in response to an invitation conveyed by the European side, attended a political dialogue with the European Troika at the ministerial level, as a follow up on the dialogue started on October 2008. More...

Statement by the National Assembly of the People’s Power

CUBA, June 5, 2010. Up next, we bring you the declaration made by the National Assembly of the People’s Power (Parliament) published by the Granma newspaper on Saturday:

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Statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the Criminal Attack Perpetrated by Israel on the Humanitarian Flotilla

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cuba has learned with profound concern of the criminal attack perpetrated in the early hours of May 31 by the special forces of the Israeli Army on a flotilla of boats which, in international waters, was transporting humanitarian aid to the Palestinian people resident in the Gaza Strip, an attack that provoked death and injury among various members of that flotilla. More... also in Arabic

Statement from the International Relations Committee of the National Assembly of People's Power of the Republic of Cuba

ON April 23, Jan Brewer, governor of the state of Arizona, United States, publicly announced Law SB1070.

This law, of a profoundly racist and xenophobic nature, allows the police to use racial profiling to detain any person if they have "reasonable suspicion" that the person concerned is an illegal, thus criminalizing undocumented immigrants and creating an atmosphere of generalized persecution of all immigrants who, in the near future, will be constantly subjected to arbitrary detention, searches and humiliation, including deportation to their countries of origin. More...

Official Note

At the proposal of its president, the Council of State has agreed the following:

1. To release Jorge Luis Sierra Cruz from his posts as vice president of the Council of Ministers and minister of transport, due to errors committed in the fulfillment of his functions. More...

Declaration of the National Assembly of People’s Power

In the aftermath of a campaign orchestrated essentially by powerful European media companies, which have viciously attacked Cuba, and following a sullied debate, the European Parliament has just passed a condemnation resolution against our country manipulating sentiments, distorting facts, deceiving people and obscuring reality. More...

Statement by the Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Round of Migration Talks with the Government of the United States

CUBA, Feb 20th, 2010. - As it was timely informed, on February 19, 2010, a new round of migration talks was held between the Governments of the United States and Cuba. More...

Press Release Issued by the Cuban Delegation to the Migration Talks with the United States

Havana, February 19, 2010.

On February 19, 2010, a new round of migration talks was held between the Governments of the United States and Cuba. The US delegation was headed by Craig Kelly, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs; and the Cuban delegation was presided over by Dagoberto Rodríguez, Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs. More...

Cuba Demands Exclusion as Sponsor of Terror

CUBA, Jan 8, 2010. - Cuba demanded its exclusion from the list of States described by the US administration as sponsors of terrorism, in a declaration issued by the Cuban Foreign Ministry and published Friday by Granma daily. More...

Press statement from the Cuban delegation to talks with the U.S. on direct mail between the two countries

ON September 17, 2009 talks began between representatives of Cuba and the United States to normalize direct mail between the two countries. The Cuban delegation was headed by Josefina Vial Ferreiro, director of the North American Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the U.S. delegation by Bisa Williams, deputy assistant secretary for Western Hemisphere affairs. More...

Declaration of the Revolutionary Government

IN an act of unusual historic significance, the OAS has just formally buried the shameful resolution which excluded Cuba from the Inter-American System in 1962. More...

Press release on the Ministerial Meeting between the European Union troika and Cuba that was held in Brussels on May 11, 2009

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cuba, His Excellency Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla, attended the Second Ministerial Meeting with the European Union troika which was held in Brussels on May 11, 2009, thus following up on the political dialogue that began on October 16 in Paris, France. More... Also in Spanish and French

Statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cuba

The government of Costa Rica today announced its decision to reestablish diplomatic relations with Cuba. They were broken off unilaterally on September 9, 1961 by the Costa Rican government. More...

Cuba Condemns Israel Bloodshed in Gaza

CUBA, December 29. Cuba has strongly condemned Israel massive airstrikes on the Gaza Strip that have left 200 Palestinians dead and hundreds of other wounded. More...

Declaration of the International Workshop "The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, 60 years later"

Six decades have elapsed after the Universal Declaration of Human Rights adopted by the United Nations underscored that freedom, justice and peace in the world are based on the recognition of dignity and the equal inalienable rights of all members of the human family. However, the world is in an emergency. More...

Joint Statement by Saul Landau, Cindy Sheehan, Cynthia Mckinney and Nelson Valdés in the International Workshop “The Universal Declaration on Human Right: 60 Years Later”

We celebrate 60 years of failure. Human rights have been converted from a noble goal into an instrument of foreign policy used by rich and powerful nations against the poorest and weakest people of the world. More...

 

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