CARICOM Leaders Denounce US Blockades on Cuban Trade and Finance

They also urged the "termination of the US persecution of Cuban financial transactions, the relentlessness of which has increased."

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Caribbean leaders rejected on Tuesday the US blockade on Cuba, including what it termed the persecution of its banking and business dealings, while calling for the lifting of the unilateral policy.

In the Final Declaration of the 7th Summit of Heads of State of the Caribbean Community and Cuba (CARICOM), held through videoconference, they "reject the imposition of unilateral coercive measures and, in that context, call for an immediate and unconditional end of the economic, commercial and financial blockade implemented by the Government of the United States of America against Cuba."

They also urged "termination of . . .

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