US allocates US $30 million more for interference in Cuba

Despite claiming to be taking steps to normalise relations with Cuba, the US has allocated funding for the National Endowment for Democracy (NED).

On 12 June the US Congress Committee on Appropriations approved US $30 million for “programmes to promote democracy and strengthen civil society in Cuba, of which not less than US $8,000,000 shall be for NED,” as quoted from the committee report.

NED is a fund used by the US government to undermine left-wing and socialist governments and support opposition groups by supposedly promoting “democracy”.

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