Bolivian Parliamentarians Reject Blockade against Cuba

Bolivian Parliamentarians Reject Blockade against Cuba Havana, Nov 10. – Bolivian parliamentarians totally rejected in this capital the economic, commercial and financial blockade of the U.S. against Cuba.

In the joint statement of the 4th Inter-parliamentary Meeting Bolivia-Cuba held in the Barceló Hotel, the Bolivian delegation also demanded the freedom of the Cuban five antiterrorists in jail since 1998.

Gerardo Hernández, René González, Ramón Labañino, Antonio Guerrero and Fernando González are serving harsh sentences including double life plus 15 years of jail for reporting on the criminal plans of anti-Cuban groups in Florida, U.S.

Parlamentarians of both nations highlighted the fraternity that characterized the meeting and their mutual commitment for the parliaments to continue having these meetings and working for achieving the agreements.

Parliamentarians ratified the importance of spreading the alert of the Leader of the Cuban Revolution Fidel Castro regarding the risk of a nuclear war.

They agreed that the worsening of the environmental crisis and the incapacity of the international community, the developing countries and island states to efficiently face them are caused by the unsustainable capitalist pattern of production and consumption.

Both delegations expressed the importance of education, culture and sport as unity bridges between peoples and also their conviction and willingness to broaden the exchange in these fields.

They highlighted the results of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of our America which "has changed the life of millions of people ".(Prensa Latina)