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Ex-American diplomat Victor Manuel Rocha admits to secretly acting as Cuban agent

Victor Manuel Rocha, 73, of Miami, a former US Department of State employee, who served on the National Security Council from 1994 to 1995, and as US Ambassador to Bolivia from 2000 to 2002, has pleaded guilty to secretly acting for decades as an agent of the government of Cuba.

Cuba calls for ‘a new and more just global contract’

In the face of rising hunger and poverty, developing countries will continue their decades-long fight for a more just and equitable world, Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez told the UN General Assembly on Tuesday.

Cuba: Death toll due to explosion at hotel touches 22

Havana: The death toll due to an explosion at a luxurious hotel in Cuban capital Havana has touched 22, media reports said on Saturday.

Cuban envoy to Pakistan resents Planning Minister’s ‘disrespectful’ remarks

Islamabad: Cuban envoy to Pakistan, Zener Caro, recently voiced his resentment against Planning Minister Ahsan Iqbal’s “disrespectful” remarks about his nation.

A strong UN has key role in bringing peace, security and social justice, says Cuban President

Miguel Marion Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, the President of Cuba, underlined the importance of multilateralism and the UN in his speech to the high-level General Debate at the General Assembly on Thursday, during which he condemned the foreign policy of the United States.

UN rights chief calls for prompt release of protestors held in Cuba

New York: The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on Friday called for the prompt release of protestors and journalists detained during anti-government demonstrations in Cuba, some of whom are being held incommunicado.

Unlike neoliberalism, coronavirus does not favour ‘richest one per cent’, Cuban President tells world leaders

New York: Faced with a global pandemic that has infected millions, killed thousands, forced borders to close, upended economies, and drastically changed lives, the world today needs the United Nations today as much as it did 75 years ago, the President of Cuba underlined on Tuesday.

Lift Cuba embargo or risk many lives lost to COVID-19, UN rights experts warn US

New York/IBNS: The United States must urgently lift its blockade on Cuba to save lives amid the expanding COVID-19 crisis, UN human rights experts stressed on Thursday, emphasizing that the more than six-decades-old sanctions are impeding the supply of medicine, medical equipment, food and other goods essential to surviving the pandemic.

UN Member States overwhelmingly support end of US embargo against Cuba

New York/IBNS: For the 28th consecutive year, the UN General Assembly has adopted a resolution calling for an end to the economic, commercial and financial embargo imposed by the United States against Cuba.

At UN, Cuba slams US ‘criminal’ practices undermining country’s development

New York: At the United Nations General Assembly on Saturday, the Foreign Minister of Cuba condemned the United States for imposing blockades and other “criminal, non-conventional measures” that are hindering his country’s progress.

At least three dead, 30 injured in accident in Cuba

Havana, May 20 (Xinhua/UNI) A vintage car drove onto the sidewalk in the middle of the emblematic Malecon seafront boulevard here, killing at least three people and injuring 30 others, according to authorities.

Britain's Prince Charles inaugurates solar farm in Cuba

Havana, Mar 27 (Xinhua/UNI) Britain's Prince Charles on Tuesday attended the ceremony of laying the first stone of a solar farm at the Special Development Zone of Mariel (ZEDM), as part of his visit to Cuba.

Britain's Prince Charles to visit Cuba

Havana, Mar 18 (Xinhua/UNI) Britain's Prince Charles and Duchess of Cornwall Camilla kicked off their Caribbean tour on Sunday during which they will become the first British royals to visit Cuba.

UN General Assembly renews long-standing call for end to US embargo against Cuba

New York, Nov 2 (IBNS): The United Nations General Assembly has overwhelmingly voted in favour of condemning the United States economic, commercial and financial embargo against Cuba - a call it has made every year since 1992.

Canadians stranded in Cuba after plane crash

Havana, May 21 (IBNS): Several Canadians, who went to Cuba to spend vacations, are unable to return to their own country after a plane crash in the capital city.