The U.S. blockade of Cuba
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- Sobre el Encuentro Mundial de Solidaridad con
- From Intituto Cubano de Amistad con los Pueblos, 7 January 1995.
Re US blockade.
- From Granma's Interview with Ramsey Clark, The
- A February 1995 interview of former Attorney General Ramsey Clark
- Sinn Fein Condemns US Embargo of Cuba
- Article posted in IRL-NEWS and distributed by ACTIV-L, 14 March
- Coalition of Black Trade Unionists Calls for an End
to the U.S. Blockade of Cuba
- Special to the People's Weekly World, 3 June 1995.
- Blockade: An "economic neutron bomb"
- By Antonio Paneque Brizuelas, in Granma International. An
interview with Ramsey Clark (slighly abridged), 11 September 1995.
- Dismantle blockade on Cuba
- Statement of the National Board of the Communist Party USA, in
People's Weekly World, 14 October 1995.
- Another milestone for Cuba. Interview with Danilo
Sanchez, Cuban trade unionist on his recent visit to Ireland
- An Phoblacht/Republican News, 2 November 1995.
In 1992 Cuba was successful in winning the support of the
General Assembly for its call on the United States to end
its embargo on trade and commerce with its tiny neighbour.
Every year since, the blockade has come up for review at
- Governments oppose US anti-Cuba bill
- By Jill Hickson, Green Left Weekly, 27 March 1996.
The Clinton government has signed the Helms-Burton bill into
law. The bill, escalates the US' 35-year war on Cuba, flouts
international law and the regulations of the World Trade
- More on Helms-Burton U.S.; Violations of international
- From Ekkehard Jaenicke, 1 April 1996. Some of the major aspects of
Washington's anti-Cuba Helms-Burton Law. The central role of the
Bacardi corporation. Call for international action of a Bacardi
- Cuba sanctions still at issue
- NAFTA & Inter-American Trade Monitor, 20 September
1996. The Latin American and Caribbean nations of the Rio
Group condemn the Helms-Burton law, which reinforces U.S.
trade sanctions; the Inter-American Juridical Committee of
the OAS determined that the law violates international
legal standards; European Union foreign ministers told
the European Commission to retaliate against the US for its
implementation of the law.
- Inhuman Cuban blockade has got to go!
- By Rose and Emil Shaw, in People's Weekly World, 22 August
1997. Delegates returning from 14th World Festival of Youth and
Students speak of the blockade.
- U.S. report admits blockade of Cuba causes suffering,
- By Lyn Neeley, Workers World, 7 May 1998. The U.S.-based
American Association for World Health study concluded that 37 years
of sanctions have "dramatically harmed the health and nutrition
of large numbers of ordinary Cuban citizens...caused a significant
rise in suffering and deaths" and "wreaked havoc with the
island's model primary health-care system."