Call for a virtual meeting in rejection of the blockade against Cuba | News


The Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples (ICAP) located in Havana, convened the first virtual meeting “Solidarity against the Blockade” that will take place next Monday.


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This was announced by the entity on its Twitter account, where it explained that the guests will share information on Cuba’s efforts in preserving the environment at the event.

In this sense, the participants will delve into the damage to this particular caused by the economic, commercial and financial measures that the United States Government has imposed on the largest of the Antilles for more than 60 years, and that are only increasing.

Members of the National Committee of the US Brigade of Solidarity We Will Venceremos, recently arrived in the Caribbean nation and reaffirmed their commitment to divulge the reality of the country in the US, and press for the cessation of hostility from the White House.

Solidarity activists visited centers of scientific, historical and social interest in Havana, from their arrival on January 5 until their departure.

As part of the solidarity shows of brother countries of Cuba, from Japan a donation of medical devices was made this Friday through different organizations with the aim of supporting the work of Cuban doctors.

According to the Cuban embassy in Tokyo, the cargo departed from the port of Yokohama and includes thousands of syringes, face masks, gowns, rechargeable lamps and gloves and is valued at more than 8 million yen (81,322 dollars).

“The donations come from Cubans residing in Japan, from the Scientific Exchange Committee of the Japan-Cuba Scientific-Technical Exchange Committee, from the Federation of Democratic Doctors of Japan (Min Iren) in the prefectures of Tokyo, Saitama and Fukuoka, the company Taichi Holdings Limited and other friends”, indicated the diplomatic headquarters.

The cargo is expected to arrive on March 22 and is added to the donation of 84 buses that the Japanese government provided to Cuba as part of the Non-Reimbursable Financial Aid and through the Japan International Cooperation System Procurement Agency.

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