With the rubric of this accord, said the Venezuelan head of State, we are starting the construction of a space ours, a unit of account common, essential to move forward, under the principles of integration, solidarity and complementarity that defends the ALBA. He is said to poignant and very comforting were the words of each and every one, especially those of the President of Honduras, Jose Manuel Zelaya, and the Prime Minister of Dominica, Roosevelt Skerrit, who left well clear that Cuba is part of the system of the Americas. Leaving it outside would be unjustifiable and inexcusable. The Summit of the Americas, said Skerrit, has to change its approach and its direction towards Cuba. We are going to be part of the voices being heard against the exclusion of the island. Zelaya, for his part, referred to the fact that associate with ALBA is a symbol of freedom, is break chains, is to believe that there is hope in this world again.
It has fundamentals that are producing extraordinary results. Cuba has always been a symbol for all the that we dream of a more just world, said the Honduran President. In our previous meeting we celebrated the 50 anniversary of the Cuban revolution, and today we are commemorating 48 years of the victory of his people in Giron. Cuba, my appreciation and my solidarity, he said. Emotional moment of the extraordinary Summit of the ALBA was listening to Evo, the President of Bolivia, who came to this meeting after winning a major battle in his country, for his people. Although the occasion was conducive to remember the days when it was strike and denounce the assassination attempts against his person, he devoted most of his speech to talk about the great challenges that lie ahead for the ALBA member countries, which cannot afford that the enemies of revolutions and our people endanger the construction of a different societybetter, worry, which deal with huge majorities excluded for years.
By reference to what has happened in Bolivia, Evo proposed the creation of the Human Rights Council of the ALBA to denounce such actions and defend ourselves. Another of his proposals was linked with Cuba. With such humility that characterizes him, he asked permission to give reading a sort of Declaration of the countries friends of the island that will participate in the Summit of the Americas, which will require the immediate lifting of the blockade imposed by successive American administrations. If Obama, he said, wants to have the support of everyone, as Cuba has it, you have to respect the resolutions of the United Nations, it has to lift the blockade. Also mentioned the statements of Fernando Lugo, President of Paraguay, special guest l of Summit, who noted that in America we are in a new era, “are genuine authors of our own destiny and we can judge any country in the world. We believe in the integration. The truth, as the first day of the extraordinary Summit of the ALBA, which had as its headquarters at the Museum of contemporary art in Cumana, adds juventudrebelde.cu. confirmed, first, that only unity among our peoples will allow further progress in the construction of the great homeland dreamed Bolivar; and, second, Cuba has not only the support and solidarity of member countries of this integrationist mechanism, but also of the vast majority of the Nations of the world. . .