Havana, Cuba, Apr 8.- Up next, the full text of the speech delivered on April 6by Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez at the special session of the UN Security Council on Haiti, as reported by Granma newspaper on Thursday:
Cuba firmly believes that the humanitarian situation in Haiti is not an issue within the jurisdiction of the Security Council but of the General Assembly Just one year ago we, more than 50 governments and other international actors, committed ourselves at UN headquarters to provide substantial cooperation directed at the recovery and rebuilding of Haiti following the disaster caused by the earthquake of January 12th of that year.
Since Wednesday, 21st of July, Gerardo Hernández Nordelo has been in “the hole” again; this time in conditions so harsh that his health and physical integrity are being seriously affected. He is locked in a minimum-space punishment cell with no ventilation that he shares with another prisoner, withstanding temperatures above 100°F, with no contact permitted with the outside world.
HAVANA, Cuba, Jun 19.- The Cuban News Agency reproduces a press release issued by the Cuban delegation to the migration talks between Cuba and the United States held on Friday, June 18, in Washington.
The empire and its allies have launched a new crusade in an attempt to demonize Cuba. Its powerful political and media machinery has set in motion a colossal operation of deception with the object of discrediting the revolutionary process, destabilizing the country and provoking the conditions for the destruction of our social system.