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Peace of mind for Cuba’s brutally repressed people: Castro dictatorship proclaims ‘Zone of Peace’

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Although the citizens of Cuba must live under the brutally oppressive rule of the apartheid Castro dictatorship and they are subjected on a daily basis to violent beatings, imprisonment, and many times murder at the hands of the Cuban regime's Stasi-trained political police, there is one bright spot for them: While they are being punched, kicked, clubbed, and tortured, they can have peace of mind knowing it is all taking place in a "Zone of Peace."

Cuba proposes declaring Latam and the Caribbean a Zone of Peace

On 28/29 January, the 33 heads of state and or government which make up the Community of Latam and Caribbean states, Celac, will meet in Havana and address the issue, since it is considered that “Zone free of Nuclear Arms is not sufficient”.

“We have the intention and we believe that it is of utmost importance that in this II summit to be held in Havana, we proclaim that Latin America and the Caribbean are a Zone of Peace”, Deputy Foreign minister Adalberto Moreno said on Cuban national television.

”For many years now our region is a Zone Free of Nuclear Arms, following on the Tlatelolco treaty (effective since 1969)“, said Moreno who recalled that 33 countries of the region have signed and endorsed the accord. But we think it is not sufficient”, added Moreno.

“We believe that it is necessary that all heads of state and government from the region reach an agreement that any difference, any conflict, will always be resolved through dialogue, negotiations and that the threat or the use of force, never arrives”.

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