Rodríguez Parrilla: The human damage of the blockade is incalculable

Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla. Photo: Cuban News Agency

United Nations: The Cuban Foreign Minister reiterated that the human damage of the blockade is incalculable.

“The life of no Cuban family escapes the effects of this inhumane policy. Nobody could honestly affirm that it does not have a real impact on the population”, he sentenced.

In the field of health, he exemplified the inability to access suitable equipment, technologies, devices, treatments and drugs from US companies persists.

“Cuba has to get them through intermediaries, at great prices, or substitute with less effective generics, even for newborns and sick children,” he stressed.

“But now, the devious blow to our finances and the expenses associated with COVID-19, in the order of 2 billion pesos and 300 million dollars, also cause the lack or instability of drugs for hospital use , and represent the difference between life and death.

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