Full-page letter in the New York Times calling on President Biden to lift the 243 unilateral coercive measures that were imposed on Cuba by Trump and to resume the opening up process.
Cuba does not expect any gift from the United States, nor does it demand preferential commercial treatment. But Cuba has the right to demand the United States respect its sovereignty and desist from acting to dominate the destiny of Cuba. US aggression should be ended and it should leave Cuba alone.
The trade-off has never been between lives and ‘the economy’. It has always been a trade-off between lives and the opportunity to boost profits.
The assassination of President Jovenel Moise has brought the attention of the world to the situation of crisis which has existed in the Caribbean republic since the end of January. This crisis in Haiti results from decades of a neo-colonial relationship with US imperialism, the narrow electoral supports of the ruling oligarchy which have all but disappeared, and the revolt of the people.
The United States, a country with a $20 trillion economy, is waging a full-scale economic war against an island whose economy equals half of one percent of that — Cuba. Here are six ways that this cruel blockade profoundly impacts the lives of the Cuban people.
Statement by Black Lives Matter in the US calling for the US government to end the embargo on Cuba.