Cuban President Miguel Mario Díaz-Canel Bermúdez is on the site, together with the highest authorities in Havana. The Minister of Health, Roberto Morales, vice president of the Council of State, is also at the José Martí International Airport. Three passengers managed to survive the accident. They are in critical condition, already hospitalized.
"As a resident of the municipality of Caimanera, I can talk about the negative impacts of having a U.S. military base located in Guantánamo's territory against the will of our people," Professor Guillermo Paumier Labacena told Granma International.
Statement by Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cuba, during the presentation of Cuba's National Report to the Third Cycle of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of the Human Rights Council. Geneva, May 16, 2018.
Cuba will undergo its Universal Periodic Review (UPR) before the UN Human Rights Council this May 16, where it will have the opportunity to show progress made in the application of a socio-economic model centered on human beings and which seeks to guarantee its citizens as many rights as possible.