Cubans residing in Uruguay showed up this Sunday to thank President Luis Lacal Poe’s solidarity with Cuba by revealing at the sixth summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) the dictatorial and oppressive nature of the island’s ruling regime.
The demonstrators, members of Free Cuban Organizations in Uruguay and the Uruguayan Committee for Democracy in Cuba, gathered in Independence Square, the most important and symbol of Montevideo, chanting slogans demanding greater freedom for the Antilles, in addition to chants and glorification of the head of state who welcomes them.
“For being the voice of millions of oppressed Cubans, for upholding the commitment to democracy and human rights, and for Selak’s dignified standing in the face of the silence of so many complicit, thank you Luis! Thank you, Uruguay!” Read the event announcement, which was also attended by Uruguayan supporters of the Cuban cause, and at Banners held by some protesters.
This Saturday, at the meeting of Heads of State and Government of the Sixth CELAC Summit, held in Mexico, the President of Uruguay revealed the dictatorial regimes on the continent, which violate the spirit of democratic integration of multilateral organizations such as CELAC himself and OAS.
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