US takes new measure on remittances to Cuba, FM denounces

Havana -The implementation of new measures on remittances to Cuba is a sign of the US insistence on harming the people, Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez denounced.

On his Twitter account, the foreign minister referred to the provision announced on Friday by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) of the US Department of Treasury, which eliminates the general license authorizing sending money through institutional channels.

This reaffirms that 'there are no limits for a criminal government to impose policies that limit contacts, communication and mutual aid between families in both countries,' the head of Cuban diplomacy wrote on Twitter.

Addressing the Fourth Workshop of the Puebla Group on the US economic blockade against Cuba, Rodriguez also condemned that measure, saying its adoption responds to electoral purposes.

For her part, Johana Tablada, deputy director general of the US Department at the Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said on her Twitter account that this discriminatory measure turns Cuban migrants into the only ones in the world who cannot help their families.

This regulation results in an escalation in the provisions implemented by the Donald Trump administration to hinder sending money to Cuba.

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Tribute to the Natural Guajiro

Artemisa, Cuba - This Thursday, November 26, in Candelaria, a well-deserved tribute was paid to Polo Montañez for his 18 years of physical disappearance.

The occasion was propitious to remember stories of the Natural Guajiro through audiovisuals of some of his concerts; there were those who could not contain the tears, one of them his sister Aurora.

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Cuba's National Ballet to pay tribute to Fidel Castro

Havana - Cuba's National Ballet (BNC) will pay tribute this Thursday to the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, with a gala that will also be dedicated to health workers.

Fidel provided an unconditional support to the company since the Revolution triumphed in 1959, and maintained a close friendly relationship with Cuban prima ballerina assoluta Alicia Alonso.

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A US photographer along with Fidel Castro (+Photos)

Havana - My opinion about Fidel Castro of being 56 years old is the same: he was a 22nd-century man with incredible sensitivity and memory, Roberto Salas, protagonist of the so-called epic photography in Cuba, recalls on Wednesday.

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