Latin American Agrarian Workers Congress demands end of US blockade of Cuba

Buenos Aires, Apr 18.- The Sixth Latin American Congress of Agrarian Workers Organizations in Buenos Aires demanded an end to the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States on Cuba, and condemned the interference of the northern nation in the internal affairs of Venezuela.

Over 1200 delegates from 21 countries attended the event and confirmed their support for regional integration and unity, and reflected upon the positive impact of integration mechanisms such as the Union of South American Nations, the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America and the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States.

On the eve of International Day of Peasants’ Struggles, leaders and activists for land rights, staged a mass demonstration in Argentina’s capital in support of food sovereignty and against transnational capital and agribusinesses that suffocate local producers.(RHC)

Radio Cadena Agramonte, April 19, 2015

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