The blockade is real and has lasted more than five decades. Generations of Cubans have suffered its consequences. Its impact is felt in all sectors of society and constitutes a flagrant violation of the human rights of our people, an act of genocide and of economic warfare.
The President of the National Assembly and the Council of State of Cuba, Esteban Lazo Hernandez, has sent a message to the Speaker of the House of Representatives of Australia, Tony Smith, expressing his deep sorrow at the consequences of the devastating fires in that country.
Cuban Foreign Affairs Minister Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla expressed his condolences to the people and the Government of Australia for the human and material damage suffered by this country due to the continuous forest fires.
Biodiversity, life and the planet are being destroyed, Argentine Nobel Peace Prize laureate Adolfo Perez Esquivel stressed, referring to the irreparable damage caused by fires curently raging across the Amazon.
Using nuclear weapons to destroy hurricanes is not a good idea, a US scientific agency has said, following reports that President Donald Trump wanted to explore the option.
Since the last month of May, high temperatures have made the headlines in Europe. In Cuba, almost an eternal summer, a temperature record was reported in June with 39.1 degrees in Granma province.
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