On Friday, the member countries of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America-People’s Trade Agreement (ALBA-TCP) will analyze the most pressing issues that Latin America and the world face.
The 22nd Meeting of the Political Council of ALBA-TCP will be held in New York in the framework of the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).
At the meeting they will analyze “the regional political situation and its perspectives. Alliance for Life!”, the ALBA-TCP announced.
Prior to the meeting, ALBA-TCP Secretary Sacha Llorenti held videoconferences with officials from the member countries to define a common position and a six-monthly work strategy in relation to economic, political, cultural and sports matters.
In a recent statement, UN expert Alena Douhan explained that US sanctions have blocked Venezuela from importing spare parts to repair electron microscopes, vital for detecting diseases.
«Without accurate diagnoses and treatment, people can die.» https://t.co/8THEh1O1v4
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September 23, 2022
The ALBA-TCP political council, which is made up of the countries’ foreign affairs ministers, has among its functions the advice to the Presidential Council. The political council’s last meeting was held virtually in March, 2021.
In its final declaration, the ALBA-TCP countries ratified their adherence to the principles of Latin American integration, rejected the U.S. arbitrary sanctions against member countries, and ratified their desire to keep Latin America and the Caribbean as a «zone of peace.»
Currently, the ALBA-TCP is made up of Bolivia, Nicaragua, Antigua & Barbuda, Granada, Dominica, Saint Kitts & Nevis, Saint Vincent & the Grenadines, Saint Lucia, Cuba and Venezuela.
#ALBA_TCP “We denounce the attempts by imperialists to confuse our people.”
Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel said during his closing speech of the 20th Summit of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of our America-Peoples’ Trade Treaty that took place in Havana, Cuba. pic.twitter.com/rMS8NqYBkI
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December 14, 2021