Around 40 delegates came from the regions of the European country to participate in the 13th edition of these meetings, called on this occasion “We must love Cuba”, a forum that in its final declaration shows a strong condemnation of the economy, commercial and financial. which the United States imposed on the island for more than six decades.
In the text, they described this policy as cruel and inhumane, and criticized the effects it caused on Cubans living inside and outside the largest of the Antilles.
Likewise, they demanded the immediate removal of the land where they were born from Washington’s unilateral list of countries that promote terrorism, an inclusion they called false.
The participants welcome the holding in Havana on November 18 and 19 of the IV Conference on The Nation and Emigration, an event they consider an expression of the island’s government’s will to continue deepening relations with its nationalities abroad. in the country.
Regarding that meeting, five invitations to the delegates to travel to Havana were given here.
The annual meeting discussed the various initiatives of Cubans living in Belgium to support their compatriots in areas such as health, childhood and sports, and the decision to expand them.
Projects such as Cuba Soberana stand out, where four containers with donations are sent, and the Solidarity Suitcase, which allows twenty pieces of luggage to be sent to the Caribbean country by air with medicines, toys and other things.
The ambassador of Cuba to Belgium and the European Union, Yaira Jiménez, participated as a guest in the meeting, sharing details of the current challenges in the Antillean country and recognizing the commitment of the residents of Cuba with their people.
Culture is also the protagonist of the day, with the exhibition “Isla Amada” by the plastic artist Geladis Pérez and the performance of the troubadour Eduardo Sosa.