U.S. imposes sanctions on Cuban police, leaders over protests crackdown

The United States imposed sanctions on the Cuban police force and two of its leaders on Friday in response to the Havana government’s crackdown on protesters as President Joe Biden prepared to meet Cuban American leaders at the White House. The U.S. Treasury Department said the sanctions were a reaction to “actions to suppress peaceful,… Read More U.S. imposes sanctions on Cuban police, leaders over protests crackdown

U.S. imposes sanctions on Cuban security minister, special forces unit over protest crackdown

The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on a Cuban security minister and an interior ministry special forces unit for alleged human rights abuses in a crackdown on anti-government protests earlier this month. The move marked the first concrete steps by President Joe Biden’s administration to apply pressure on Cuba’s Communist government as it faces… Read More U.S. imposes sanctions on Cuban security minister, special forces unit over protest crackdown

Mexico’s President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador calls for end to Cuba trade embargo following massive protests

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday the U.S. economic embargo of Cuba should be ended to help its people, after the biggest anti-government protests in decades broke out on the island fueled by anger over shortages in basic goods. “The truth is that if one wanted to help Cuba, the first thing… Read More Mexico’s President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador calls for end to Cuba trade embargo following massive protests

U.S. votes against UN resolution to end Cuba embargo

U.S. President Joe Biden’s administration on Wednesday continued Washington’s tradition of voting against an annual United Nations General Assembly resolution calling for an end to a U.S. economic embargo on Cuba. The resolution was adopted for the 29th time with 184 votes in favor, three abstentions and two no votes – the United States and… Read More U.S. votes against UN resolution to end Cuba embargo