The US views Latin America and the Caribbean as its “back yard,” expressed in the Monroe Doctrine since 1823 and put into practice in countless military invasions, coups and, more recently, hybrid wars against peoples and governments not aligned with the US. It is now discussing how to respond to China’s increasing trade and investment in Latin America.
We call for a serious, constructive and realistic diplomatic solution to the current crisis in Europe, via peaceful means, ensuring the security and sovereignty of all, as well as regional and international peace, stability and security.
Cuba rejects hypocrisy and double standards. It should be recalled that in 1999 the United States and NATO launched a major attack on Yugoslavia, a European country that was fragmented with a high cost in human lives, in pursuit of geopolitical objectives, disregarding the UN Charter.
Each proposal in the Code shows how it will benefit all legal relationships in Cuban society. The text will add rights and will make visible family models that were not recognized until now, in a country that does not stop looking inside itself and thinking about its people, despite the adversities.
Cuba achievements in combating COVID-19 rest on a foundation of socialist development. The measures taken have been based on a scientific understanding of the virus. The highly educated population understands the scientific concepts. Plus health care is universal, accessible and free.
The left’s victory in Chile’s presidential election – Gabriel Boric secured 56 percent of the vote in the second round – and the right wing’s dirty campaign that failed. The opportunity now exists to build a better Chile.
The challenges in Chile are immense. One of the great problems of Latin American has been the lack of strategic vision in economic development. The example of China and the centrality of development of productive forces is very important.