The participants agreed that this merit was reflected in the positive result of Cuba’s report on the situation of these rights presented, in the periodic review of them in all member countries.
They also pointed out that Cubans suffer, on the contrary, a very serious violation of human rights, due to the economic, commercial and financial blockade with which the United States has attacked them for more than six decades.
The president of the Friends of Mariátegui cultural institution, Fanny Palacios, pointed out that Cuba was elected with the highest vote among the designated Latin American countries and no delegate opposed the election of the largest island in the Caribbean.
Former congressman and journalist Gustavo Espinoza asserted that “Cuba carefully and scrupulously complies with all the indications that organizations and states raise regarding human rights.”
He pointed out that the Island is at the forefront in the region, in essential human rights such as health, education, sports, work, art, culture, sports and others, as does not occur in any other country in the region. region.
The five most frequent human rights violations in the world are extrajudicial executions, forced disappearances, institutionalized torture and the existence of clandestine detention centers, and none exist in Cuba, she said.
The former Minister of Women and former ambassador to Uruguay, Aída García Naranjo, pointed out that Cuba is a reference for Latin America in terms of rights and citizen participation.
She said that, despite the systematic aggression of the United States, she has made great progress for the benefit of the population and pointed out that the 2019 Cuban constitution, approved by 87 percent of voters, is the most advanced in the region.
He added that the Cuban Family Code, approved in 2022 after a long debate with great popular participation, is the most advanced in the world and, like the constitution, strengthens the rights of women and vulnerable sectors of the population, in which agreed Marcela Pérez Silva, former Nicaraguan ambassador to Peru.
Pérez Silva also pointed out that the supposed defense of human rights has become an instrument of the United States and its European allies manipulate it based on their interests.
“They have turned human rights into an instrument of interventionist neocolonialism to deny the rights of people and condemn sovereign governments,” she said.
In turn, the general secretary of the Communist Party of Peru – Patria Roja, Arturo Ayala, expressed that “We would like countries like ours to have a degree of development in terms of rights like that of Cuba.”