Cubans in Canada condemn Application of Helms-Burton Act

Ottawa, Apr 23 (Prensa Latina) The Association of Cuban Residents in Toronto, Canada, rejected and condemned today the application of Title III of the Helms-Burton Act for violating the sovereignty of Cuba and third countries.

A statement of the group states this action taken by the government of President Donald Trump is the latest interventionist escalation to impose its hegemony on Our America, describing it as ‘inhumane and harmful to living standard of the Cuban people.’ 

The resuscitation of the Monroe Doctrine, by means of which the United States proclaims itself the owner of the Americas with all the faculties to intervene in the internal affairs of the nations of the South.

Together with the institutionalization of ‘Cold War’ policies, they will only lead to the destabilization of the region and represent a serious threat to peace ‘, the text emphasizes.

We demand the immediate annulment of this law and any other that violates the sovereignty of Cuba and its ability to carry out the programs it develops to raise the quality of life of all Cubans, stressed the Cubans living in Toronto.

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