In a press release from four Latin American ex-presidents, Patricio Aylwin, from Chile; Armando Calderón, from El Salvador; Luis Alberto Lacalle, from Uruguay; y Luis Alberto Monge, from Costa Rica, pledged solidarity with the Cuban people and regret that the communist government of Cuba has not adhered to an agreement it signed in 1996 in the Viña del Mar declaration that guarantees democracy, freedom and human rights.
The four urged that the Ibero-American summit which took place this weekend in Montevideo, Uruguay demand that Cuba submit a plan outlining reforms to guarantee freedom and human rights including free and multiparty elections.
Now I appreciate the kind gesture, but now? Why didn’t these gentlemen make the same demands back in 1997 when it became clear that the tyrant from
This year's Ibero-American Summit's big news: Condemnation of the US for its plans to build a fence in its southern border with Mexico.
We'll hear about your regrets about Cuban dissidents in 2016.