Havana, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) The dangers for peace in Latin America and the Caribbean in face of the U.S. imperialist aggressiveness will focus debates today at an international seminar in this capital with the participation of delegates from 10 countries.
Experts and activists are discussing the current context of the political situation in the subcontinent, during the 2nd International Seminar Realities and Challenges of the Proclamation of Latin America and the Caribbean as a Zone of Peace, taking place at the Higher Institute of International Relations (ISRI).
They will also share ideas about the U.S. offensive against the proclamation, approved in January 2014 by 33 member countries of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), during the 2nd Summit of the bloc, held in Havana.
They will also examine the attitude taken by the government of U.S. President Donald Trump toward Cuba, on which researchers have shown an upsurge in Washington’s aggression against the Caribbean nation.
The participants will also analyze the internal vulnerabilities of Latin America and the Caribbean to face the onslaught of the international rightwing against the progressive governments.
During the opening ceremony bof the meeting held yesterday, the president of the Cuba Movement for Peace and Sovereignty of the Peoples (MovPaz), Silvio Platero, considered unity as the fundamental basis facing the U.S. siege and stated the need that left groups and social movements act in that sense.
Platero stated the relevance of this event in the current times the region is experiencing with the growing threats to its stability by the White House administration and supported by the Organization of American States (OAS).