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CUBA | Shackled by US sanctions, Cuba makes its own COVID-19 ventilators

HAVANA, January 16, 2021 - Given the appearance on the island of the first cases of COVID-19 in the month of March last year, the Cuban government attempted to purchase ventilators from the Swiss companies IMT Medial AG and Acutronic, as part of plans adopted to guarantee the resources needed to confront the epidemic.

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CUBA | US Government pile on more sanctions against Cuba

Washington, Dec 21 (Prensa Latina) The US government on Monday adopted new unilateral measures against Cuba by adding three companies from the Caribbean island to the OFAC list of specially designated citizens and blocked persons.

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CUBA | New US Sanctions to close 400 Western Unions in Cuba

HAVANA,  Cuba, October 20, 2020 - Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez has confirmed that over four hundred Western Union offices in Cuba will close their doors within thirty days due to new economic embargo regulations against the Cuban government imposed by the Trump administration.

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JAMAICA | PNP concerned over increased United States sanctions on Cuba

KINGSTON, Jamaica, May 15, 2019: The People’s National Party (PNP) is expressing grave concern about the increased economic sanctions on Cuba imposed by the United States authorities. The Party is again calling for an end to the 60 year old blockade against the sovereign nation.

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Why has the Venezuelan Government Rejected U.S. Food Supplies?

There’s no denying that a serious economic and humanitarian crisis faces Venezuela. Millions of citizens have left the country, and those who have remained have lost considerable weight and have inadequate access to food and medicine. Hyperinflation continues unabated, and, with the Trump administration recently leveling sanctions against the Venezuelan state oil company (PDVSA), the crisis is only intensifying.

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