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The Price of Sanctions is Human Lives

... state of war. The strict oil embargo has resulted in a shortage of petrol, which is needed by both the military and medics. Cuba has faced fuel shortages as a result of a U.S.-led embargo for years now. Venezuela and a number of other countries have yet to feel the full force of the COVID-19 pandemic, but doctors and the population ... ... Even though the UN Sanctions Committee approved applications for humanitarian exemptions, a host of problems arose—bank refusals, supplier delays, delays at customs, etc. Christian Wollny: Coronavirus Reveals Cracks in European Unity Individual exemptions ...


The EU-CELAC Summit in Brussels: New Horizons or New Geopolitical Schemes?

... “unilateral measures,” such as the infamous Helms-Burton Act. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino/Pixstream Alexander Korolkov, Tatiana Rusakova: Brazilian League for a Bear and a Panda Its most positive result, perhaps, appears to be the EU’s promise to conclude an agreement with Cuba. The final declaration was approved unanimously and reaffirmed the “rejection of coercive measures of an unilateral character” with regard to the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela without mentioning the United States directly. It abounded in appropriate but also general provisions on the need to ...


Summit of Americas – No Bridge built

... Venezuelan authorities in relation to opposition leaders, and Uruguay’s President Vazquez went even further – he took part, together with Barack Obama, in a civil society forum which worked in parallel with the summit and gave a platform to Cuban opposition figures and civil activists from Venezuela [2] . At the same time the isolation of the USA and its closest allies in the southern hemisphere is becoming increasingly obvious. The parallel integration processes in the region and the creation of new alliances that don’t include the USA and Canada, in the context of Cuba’s active ...


A Panda and a Bear in the Caribbean

Russia and China in the Latin American Arms Market. Venezuela, Cuba, Nicaragua At Commission on Military-Technical Cooperation (MTC) session with Foreign States on January 27, 2014 Russian ... ... how the Cuban authorities skirted the ban, in view of the incident with the North Korean vessel in the summer of 2013 and accusations of China sending secret arms shipments to Havana sparked by the rumor that “at least three arms shipments were ...


Banking on Bolshevism. Brazil’s “caviar left” spending billions to revive Cuba’s broken communist economy

... the government of Russian president Vladimir Putin has authorized writing off 90% of Cuba’s $32 billion debt Kremlin policy toward the Castro regime is characterized... ... the Cubans to Brazil as if it was the Berlin Airlift. While this is happening, thousands of immigrants, from Haiti, Bangladesh, Pakistan and other nations both legal... ... of the move will bring far greater rewards to the Chinese economy than what Cuba and Venezuela offer. China has made it a priority to develop assembly and manufacturing...


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