Un llamado a la asistencia inmediata de los EE. UU. a Cuba, ante el desastre del incendio ocurrido en Matanzas.

Un llamado a la asistencia inmediata de los EE. UU. a Cuba, ante el desastre del incendio ocurrido en Matanzas.

El viernes 5 de agosto, en la provincia de Matanzas, Cuba, un rayo cayó sobre un tanque de combustible, en la instalación de almacenamiento de petróleo más grande de Cuba. Esto provocó una tremenda explosión y un incendio, aún no controlado, que ha dejado decenas de heridos, algunos en estado crítico. Hasta el sábado 6…

A Call for Immediate U.S. Assistance to Fire Disaster in Cuba

A Call for Immediate U.S. Assistance to Fire Disaster in Cuba

On Friday, August 5, in the province of Matanzas, Cuba, lightning struck an oil tank in Cuba’s largest oil storage facility. This led to a tremendous explosion and a still uncontrolled fire that has resulted in dozens of people injured, some in critical condition. As of Saturday, August 6, at least 17 firefighters were reported…

ACERE condena el intento del senador Rubio de intimidar y acosar a Puentes de Amor

ACERE condena el intento del senador Rubio de intimidar y acosar a Puentes de Amor

Mientras que los cubano-americanos y otros salieron a las calles de Miami el 31 de julio para oponerse al embargo de más de 60 años de Estados Unidos contra Cuba, el senador Marco Rubio decidió revivir uno de los momentos más feos y vergonzosos de la historia de Estados Unidos cuando eligió participar en tácticas…

ACERE Statement Condemning Senator Rubio’s Attempt to Intimidate and Harass Puentes de Amor

ACERE Statement Condemning Senator Rubio’s Attempt to Intimidate and Harass Puentes de Amor

As Cuban-Americans and others came out on the streets of Miami on July 31 to oppose the over 60-year United States embargo against Cuba, Senator Marco Rubio decided to revive one of the ugliest and most condemned moments of U.S. history when he chose to engage in McCarthyist tactics and launch a campaign against U.S….

U.S. Embargo and Sanctions are Designed to Cause Economic Crisis

U.S. Embargo and Sanctions are Designed to Cause Economic Crisis

U.S. EMBARGO AND SANCTIONS ARE DESIGNED TO CAUSE ECONOMIC CRISIS For 60 years, the United States has maintained an economic, commercial and financial embargo (also commonly referred to as a “blockade”) against Cuba.  The embargo’s explicit purpose – as stated by a secret State Department memorandum in 1960 – is to “to bring about hunger,…

Position description for consultant for ACERE

Position description for consultant for ACERE

Updated: April 27, 2022 Title – Cuba Policy Coordinator Background – The position will be responsible for helping the Alliance for Cuba Engagement and Respect (ACERE) advance its legislative, policy and regulatory work to promote renewed bilateral relations between the United States and Cuba, including an eventual lifting of the embargo. Responsibilities – The position…

Urgent Call for Action!

Urgent Call for Action!

Congressional Sign-On Letter to POTUS to Urge Review Of U.S. Policy To Ensure Cuba Can Share Its Low-Cost COVID-19 Vaccine Worldwide Read the Letter here! There is a new letter circulating in Congress being led by Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) to President Biden asking that his administration cooperate with Cuba on global health measures, especially…

Read Letter in Congress To Urge Review Of U.S. Sanctions Policy To Ensure Cuba Can Share Its Low-Cost COVID-19 Vaccine Worldwide

Read Letter in Congress To Urge Review Of U.S. Sanctions Policy To Ensure Cuba Can Share Its Low-Cost COVID-19 Vaccine Worldwide

Current Signatories: Pressley*, Cohen*, Norton, Adams, McCollum, Grijalva, Omar, Moore, Lee, McGovern Endorsing Organizations:Alliance for Cuba Engagement and Respect (ACERE), Massachusetts Peace Action, Just Foreign Policy, Global Health Partners, Latin America Working Group, CODEPINK, Justice is Global, Witness for Peace Solidarity Collective, Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA), Center for Democracy in the Americas (CDA)…

LETTER TO BIDEN OPPOSING US ATTEMPTS TO EXCLUDE CUBA FROM THE NINTH SUMMIT OF THE AMERICAS

LETTER TO BIDEN OPPOSING US ATTEMPTS TO EXCLUDE CUBA FROM THE NINTH SUMMIT OF THE AMERICAS

May 23, 2022 Dear President Biden, We are writing to urge your administration to include Cuba among the invitees to the ninth Summit of the Americas, being hosted by the United States and scheduled to take place in Los Angeles next month. Excluding Cuba would be an enormous setback for amicable relations in the region,…

Letter to President Biden demanding him to remove Cuba from the list of state sponsors of terror

Letter to President Biden demanding him to remove Cuba from the list of state sponsors of terror

May 23, 2022 President Biden, We are pleased that you have recently announced new policies towards Cuba that will help ease travel restrictions and help Cuban-Americans support and connect with their families. We are writing to ask that in addition to these measures, you also take Cuba off the list of State Sponsors of Terrorism….