United States foreign policy toward Cuba
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- Speaking For Most Of Humanity
- Editorial in The Militant, 30
October 1995. Activists in the Northeast of the U.S. are
mobilizing support for the October 21 demonstration in New
York City to counter Washington’s aggression.
- UN Condemns Cuba Embargo for Fourth
- Exerpted from Weekly News Update on the Americas, 5
November 1995. On Nov. 2, the UN General Assembly voted
117 to three with 38 abstentions in favor of a resolution
to condemn the US embargo against Cuba. Voting against
were the US, Israel and Uzbekistan.
- Cuban poet denounces embargo: Houston Chronicle reports on tour of Norberto
- By Jo Ann Zuñga, in the Militant, 6 November 1995.
- U.S. vs. Cuba: Helms-Burton Act Arouses
- By Teresa Gutierrez, in Workers
World, 25 July 1966. The Clinton administration
started implementing the Helms-Burton Act July 10 by
informing Sherritt International, a Canadian nickel mining
company, that they and their families would be barred from
the US for doing business with Cuba. Ottawa immediately
- Clinton deflects Pope’s call to relax
- Reuters, 21 January 1998. Clinton welcomes Pope John
Paul’s visit to Cuba, rebuffs the papal call for an
end to the economic embargo of Cuba.
- Continuing Conflicts over Cuba
- From NAFTA & Inter-American Trade Monitor, 20
February 1998. The papal visit to Cuba did not result in
any softened position on the enforcement of the
U.S. Helms-Burton law. Congressional push for its
- Helms Bill to provide $100 million for
Catholic Church AID programs in Cuba
- From AANews, 13 May 1998. Novel US aid to Catholic
Church in Cuba vs. Castro’s rapprochement with the
- Arrests reveal splits in U.S. Cuba
- By Scott Scheffer, in Workers
World, 10 September 1998. The right wing Cuban
American National Foundation split over the predatory and
illegal nature of U.S. actions against Cuba.
- Report on the delegation that visited
Cuba from January 2-6, 1999
- TransAfrica Forum broad based delegation assesses impact
of US foreign policy on countries of Africa and
- Cubans call Clinton's new policy "
- By Teresa Gutierrez, in Workers
World, 28 January 1999. White House concedes on
secondary points without removing the blockade.
- World Health Organization letter to UN on
the negative effects of the blockade for the Cuban
- From Granma International, 20 April 1999. A survey of
the world press condemnation of the U.S. boycott of
- Naval base violations
- Pt. 8, Cuba-US Court, 22 July 1999. The court finds
that the illegal status of the U.S. naval base on Cuban
territory was no obstacle to its being utilized for 30
years for a whole gamut of attacks on Cuba's
- Obsession - Assassinate Fidel
- Pt. 9, Cuba-US Court, 24 July 1999. Political
assassination is one aspect of state terrorism,
traditionally utilized by the US against leaders in many
parts of the world, but especially against President Fidel
Castro of Cuba.
- Senate Votes to End US Medicine and Food
Embargo on Cuba
- 5 August 1999. 78 to 28 Vote Marks First-Time
Legislative Victory to Ease Embargo. Release from
Americans For Humanitarian Trade With Cuba.
- US Govt Reacts to UN Vote on Cuba
- Radio Havana Cuba Viewpoint, 11 November
1999. Humiliating defeat of the U.S. in the United Nations
General Assembly, where, for the eighth consecutive time,
the international community overwhelmingly adopted a
resolution that condemns Washington’s blockade
- On the need to end Washington’s
blockade against Cuba
- The address of Cuba's Parliament President, Ricardo
Alarcon, before the United Nation’s General Assembly
in New York. From Radio Havana Cuba, 11 November 1999.
- Cuba Replies to the Lies
- Radio Havana Cuba Special Report, 3 December
1999. Transcript of remarks of Cuban Foreign Minister
Felipe Perez Roque during a dialog with the President of
the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Tom Donahue.