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L. Coyote Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-18-09 12:16 PM
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13. ALBA Strengthens Trade Alliance, Ratifies Struggle Against the “Empire”
ALBA Strengthens Trade Alliance, Ratifies Struggle Against the “Empire”
Latin American Herald Tribune
http://www.laht.com/article.asp?ArticleId=345794&Catego...


In the political arena, Chavez said at the end of the meeting that the bloc is progressing towards the “exorcism of imperial doctrine” in their countries in order to “recover the liberating doctrine of Bolivar.”

In this area, the chief resolution was for ALBA to impose new trade and migratory sanctions on the government of Roberto Micheletti in Honduras, where the bloc demands the unconditional reinstatement of deposed President Manuel Zelaya.

The regional group also asked the Colombian government in its final statement “to reconsider the installation” of U.S. military bases and demanded that the territory occupied by the United States at Guantanamo be returned to Cuba.

ALBA reaffirmed its request that the U.S. economic, trade and financial embargo against Cuba end “unconditionally, unilaterally and immediately.”

The declaration of the 7th summit proposes the founding of a “Permanent Committee for the Sovereignty and Defense of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America ALBA-TCP,”

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In the statement, the countries of the group accuse “imperialism and rightist forces” in the region of having reacted “with the coup d’etat in Honduras and the installation of military bases in Colombia” to impede “the progress and growth of progressive forces and ideas in Latin America and the Caribbean.”

During the meeting, Chavez insisted that a “defensive military alliance” be created to face “threats from the empire.” .....................
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