The participants agreed that this merit can be seen in the positive results of Cuba in the report on the situation of these rights presented each time it is reviewed by all member countries.
They also point out that the Cubans are suffering, on the contrary, a 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 choice of the largest island in the Caribbean.
Former congressman and journalist Gustavo Espinoza stated that “Cuba carefully and carefully follows all the signs raised by organizations and states regarding human rights.”
He pointed out that the island is the first in the region in important human rights such as health, education, sports, work, art, culture, sports, and others, which has not happened in any other country in the region.
The five most frequent violations of human rights in the world are extrajudicial killings, forced disappearances, institutional torture, and the existence of secret detention centers, none of which exist in Cuba, he said.
The former Minister of Women and former ambassador of Uruguay, Aída García Naranjo, points out that Cuba is a reference for Latin America in terms of citizens’ rights and participation.
He said that, despite the systematic aggression of the United States, great progress has been made 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, which was 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 children. vulnerable sector of the population, as agreed by Marcela Pérez Silva, former Nicaraguan ambassador to Peru.
Pérez Silva also pointed out that the alleged defense of human rights has become an instrument for the United States and its allies in Europe to manipulate it based on their interests.
“They make human rights an instrument of interventionist neocolonialism to deny people’s rights and condemn sovereign governments,” he said.
In turn, the general secretary of the Communist Party of Peru, Patria Roja, Arturo Ayala, stated that “We want countries like ours to have a level of progress in terms of rights like Cuba. “