will not Recognize Government imposed in Paraguay after Coup
HAVANA, Cuba, June 25 (ACN) The
Cuban government will not recognize any authority in
Paraguay if it does not stem from the legitimate suffrage
and the exercise of sovereignty by the Paraguayan people,
reads a note issued by the Cuban Foreign Ministry condemning
the recent coup that ousted President Fernando Lugo.
government strongly condemns the parliamentary coup
against constitutional President Fernando Lugo and the
people of Paraguay,
reads a note.
Actions like this one aim at thwarting progressive changes
Latin American and Caribbean integration in “Our Americas,”
reads the note.
The coup in Paraguay adds to a long list of attempts against
self-determination of Latin American nations, which have
perpetrated by the oligarchy, and with the responsibility,
tolerance of the US administration, says the Foreign
In the note, Cuba denounces that after decades of bloody
dictatorships, which murdered hundreds of thousands of
people and imposed
state terrorism and torture with full impunity, the violent
anti-democratic strategy has been retaken, first with a
military coup and
an oil strike against Venezuela’s Bolivarian Revolution; a
and separatist attempt against Bolivia; a military coup
progressive forces in Honduras, and later a coup attempt
Revolution in Ecuador.
The note adds that the Cuban government will maintain its
cooperation, which is strictly humanitarian, at the service
Paraguayan population. Therefore, the “Maria Auxiliadora”
Center, which has helped some 18 000 Paraguayans recover
their sight, will
continue to operate as long as necessary, concludes the note
signed by the
Cuban Ministry of Foreign Relations.