“We support the efforts of our Caribbean brothers to consolidate their territorial integration.
#FidelPorSiempre: We support the efforts of our Caribbean brothers to coordinate their regional integration, as always, # Cuba Is ready to offer its modest cooperation. The people of the Caribbean community can always count on the respect and friendship of Cuba. pic.twitter.com/gOompEHzME
– Miguel Diaz-Colonel Bermudas (DiazCanelB) December 8, 2021
The head of state’s words were unveiled yesterday, marking the 49th anniversary of the formalization of diplomatic relations with Cuba by the four first Caribbean nations: Guyana, Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados and Jamaica.
At the Parque de los Proceres Caribeños in Havana, Republican Vice President Salvador Valdes Mesa reiterated his gratitude for the Caribbean’s historic support against the unjust US siege and recalled the 1972 diplomatic isolation that day. Imposed by Washington.
He valued the relationship between the Caribbean community and Cuba during the difficult moments of the impact of Govt-19, which distinguished itself by “solidarity and cooperation, and, as far as possible, Cuba responded to requests for support with more than 2,000 experts. He also thanked the Caricom countries for sending donations.
On behalf of the Caribbean community, George Maurice Goodwin, Ambassador of Antigua and Barbuda, reaffirmed that Caricom “supports the Cuban revolution and expresses its solidarity with its right to self-determination.”