ALBA-TCP Executive Secretary Sasha Llorente’s visit to Cuba, and the condemnation of the US’s arbitrary immigration policy against the island, was the news agenda in the week ending Saturday.
ALBA-TCP Executive Secretary of the Bolivarian Alternative for the Peoples of America Trade Treaty (ALBA-TCP) brought about an agenda of action in the country where the meeting with President Miguel Diaz-Canel and other government representatives was highlighted.
Llorente also toured the institutions and in particular visited the Fidel Castro Ruz Center in this capital.
In an interview with Prensa Latina, a site he also shared at the end of his visit, the Bolivian diplomat emphasized that the regional mechanism is being revitalized in the face of US hegemony and that Cuba accompanies the will to continue strengthening the alliance with specific action goals.
In the midst of this scenario, Al Jazeera’s condemnation of Washington for obstructing the procedures for obtaining new visas at accredited embassies in Havana emerged this week, with the consequent inconvenience for citizens.
The Head of the General Directorate of Consular Affairs and Cuban Residents Abroad at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ernesto Soberon, has condemned the US government’s non-compliance with immigration agreements between the two countries and the strengthening of the embargo as part of its destabilizing policy. against the island.
“It is ironic for Cubans to be forced to travel to Guyana to process their immigrant visas, and at the same time, to be able to impose a requirement to obtain a transit visa through a third country for those intending to arrive in Georgetown.
While the activity of the US Consulate in Havana is still suspended or very limited.
The diplomat emphasized that the island informed the government of the northern nation that its current behavior is offensive towards Cubans aspiring to emigrate, harms the countries of the region and stimulates illegal, irregular and unsafe immigration, by land and sea.
Also this week, the balance meetings of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba (PCC) in the provinces of Sancti Spiritos and Ciego de Avila (center) were highlighted.
The meetings, chaired by the first secretary of the party, Miguel Diaz-Canel, assessed the compliance with the ideas, concepts and guidelines of the Eighth Congress of the organization and the economic and social activity of those regions.
In line with the discussions about the best performance of the PCC, the Fourth Theoretical Seminar between the Communist Party of China (PCCh) and the Cuban Party was held on March 23-24, which began with messages from the highest representatives of political groups in both countries.
In his words, Diaz-Canel endorsed the intent to promote the exchange of experience and excellent relations between the parties, adding that they are united by common challenges, ideological identity, political trust, and the maturity of friendship.
For his part, China’s President, Xi Jinping, stressed that the CPC and the CPC are the leadership center of the socialist cause in their two countries, and reviewed the goals set by both recent conferences to promote social and economic development.
In the field of government administration, in recent days, tours of strategic industrialization, tourist sites, social and exchanges with residents as part of a visit to the central province of Villa Clara, led by Vice President Salvador Valdes of Cuba and Prime Minister. Minister Manuel Marrero.
The head of government there praised the tourism development of the territory, but urged his workers to better work with national and foreign tourists and to reach new agreements with Cuban producers to buy meat, tubers, fruits and vegetables.
This week has also featured in Cuba in honor of the more than 30,000 disappeared from the civil and military dictatorship in Argentina (1976-1983), marking the 24 March commemoration of Memory Day for Truth and Justice in that country. .
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