Fuel tanker owned by Mexico's Pemex on its way to Cuba, sources. Pemex ship is due to arrive in Cuba’s Havana port on Monday.
Mexico’s president asserted his country’s right to send food and fuel to Cuba and said U.S. sanctions on the island were “inhumane” after a diesel cargo shipped by Mexico’s state-run oil company Petroleos Mexicanos.
As U.S. tightens sanctions on Cuba, Mexican president Andrés Manuel López Obrador is sending two navy ships loaded with donations of syringes, oxygen tanks, masks, powdered milk, cans of tuna, beans, flour, cooking oil and gasoline https://t.co/SUYrV9CyKd— Nick Miroff (@NickMiroff) July 23, 2021
Diesel is a much-needed commodity on the Island of Cuba, as most of the power plants are using fuel oil and crude, the Cuban power plants are struggling to keep the lights on and are in need of maintenance, but have been unable to get spare parts due in large part to sanctions, as the country suffers from America’s 60+ year embargo.
Mexico’s President Andrés Manuel López Obrador criticized the “inhumane embargo” the U.S. has against Cuba. The Mexican President has pledged Humanitarian support for the island.
Nicaragua, Mexico and Bolivia are sending food and medicine to Cuba. The US regime is imposing new sanctions and intensifying its economic war.— Max Blumenthal (@MaxBlumenthal) July 28, 2021
Which side are you on? https://t.co/Jdl0CcQoke
Mexico’s President also called Cuba a symbol of resistance. AMLO also said the Island deserved a world heritage designation.