RHC's national and international news stories Oct. 18

Today's headlines: • Alicia Alonso's funeral announced for Saturday • Cuba and Mexico ratify their friendship • Venezuela elected new member of UN Human Rights Council • The 4th meeting of Cubans in Latin America and the Caribbean is being held in Mexico City

Welcome to a new edition of the Jazz Place. This is Radio Havana Cuba; I’m Jorge Miyares, inviting you to stay with me for the
Minister Bruno Rodríguez: No Cuban family has escaped the impact of the US blockade
RHC's national and international news stories Nov. 6
Successive US administrations have sought to suffocate the Cuban economy for purely political reasons
Washington’s hostile Cuba policy amounts to a fierce economic, trade and financial blockade