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Cuba denounces record losses due to the US blockade.


Between August 2022 and February 2022 the losses caused by this measure reached 3 .806 millions of dollars.

Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez presented this Wednesday a new report on the effects of the US economic, financial and commercial blockade against his country, which will be voted on in the General Assembly of the Organization of Nations Nations (UN) in early November.

According to the minister, between August 2021 and February 2022 The losses caused to the Caribbean island by this Washington measure reached 3.454 million dollars.

It is a historical record amount for a reduced period, such as is the one for these seven months,” Rodríguez stressed during a ceremony held at the Camilo Cienfuegos Theater of the Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in Havana.

The official pointed out that Cuba’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) could have grown, despite the adverse circumstances facing the country’s economy, by 4.5% in that period, if it had not applied those measures.

Likewise, Rodríguez indicated that during the 14 first months of the government of Joe Biden in the US, which began in January 2021, the damage caused by the blockade amounts to 6.364 million dollars, which is also classified as a “historical record “.

“This means more than 454 million dollars per month or more than 15 millions of dollars a day in damages and losses,” he emphasized.

The chancellor also updated the number of losses caused by the blockade in the six decades of its application. “At current prices, accumulated damages add up to 154.217 million dollars“, he specified.

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