Since its inception, this organization functions as the economic arm of the U.S government´s interference policy, along with the U.S Agency for International Development (USAID), for the benefit of the non-governmental organizations (NGOs).
In 2020, the amounts sent to these entities ranged from US$20,000 to US$650,000 for purposes ranging from training leaders, assisting journalists and bloggers, promoting art and denouncing alleged human rights violations.
“According to the figures disclosed by NED, during this year more than 5 million dollars were invested with this purpose, to which must be added the resources contributed to NGOs and foundations that do not appear in the chapter on Cuba, but which act against he island”, he says.
This is in addition to the funds channeled through USAID and other similar organizations.
During the pandemic years, 2020 and 2021, Donald Trump and Joe Biden organizations deepened the blokade with new measures.
This policy prevented the entry of medicines, respirators, fuel and economic resources to face the crisis caused by Covid-19 in Cuba.