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Latin American members of parliament call for democracy in Cuba

Via Martí Noticias (my translation):

Latin American members of parliament join together for democracy in Cuba

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The Latin American Parliamentary Group for Democracy in Cuba came together in Buenos Aires recently with the purpose of demanding a full political opening  on the island and respect for human rights.

At the meeting, which was coordinated by Argentine member of parliament Cornelia Schmidt-Liermann, the following individuals participated: writer and journalist Carlos Alberto Montaner; Osvaldo Alfonso Valdes, vice-president of the Liberal Cuban Union and former political prisoner from the Group of 75; Marc Wachtenheim, president of the Center for Freedom and Democracy; as well as legislators and individuals from different countries who spoke about the challenges to democracy and liberty in the region.

Continue reading (in Spanish) HERE.

1 comment to Latin American members of parliament call for democracy in Cuba

  • asombra

    Unfortunately, these people have no real clout, meaning they can't change and don't influence Latrine policy on Cuba. They are only exceptions to the overwhelming rule, and no matter how honorable, they make little difference. Generally speaking, Latrines reek, and for a very good reason: they're full of shit.