Havana, Feb 4 (Prensa Latina) The Nicaraguan government demands the end of the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States on Cuba, described as criminal and barbaric by North American imperialism in the 21st century.
The executive of the Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN), headed by President Daniel Ortega and Vice President Rosario Murillo, recalled the six decades of permanence of this unilateral and genocidal policy and reiterated its position of condemnation.
“We make ours all the denunciations, claims, and demands that represent the will and commitment of the free peoples of the world, in the struggle for justice, solidarity, and peace. Against the blockade of revolutionary Cuba, altogether. Let’s go forward “, the statement said.
The Nicaraguan Anti-Imperialist Network of Solidarity with the Peoples Augusto C. Sandino reaffirmed its support for the government of the Caribbean nation and recognized the progress made by the island, despite the imposition of these sanctions, including the eradication of extreme poverty and hunger.
They also pointed out the reduction in the mortality of children under five years of age and the current confrontation with the Covid-19 pandemic, with its own candidates and vaccines and after the implementation, during the Donald Trump administration, of 243 new measures.
The group also recalled the constant aggression from Washington and the impact of the fence on the families of Cubans residing abroad, as it constitutes a measure that violates human rights and makes communication, travel, visas and reunification difficult.