11 oct. 2009

Cuba Slams US Blockade in Media Summit

Beijing, Oct 10 (Prensa Latina) A Cuban denunciation against the US blockade was included in one of the documents of the First World Media Summit, which concluded Saturday.

NO al bloqueo

Rejection to that policy appeared in the report of the group A of the meeting, which debated as main issues the challenges, cooperation and opportunities for the sector in the digital era, among others.

The referred denunciation was made by President of Prensa Latina News Agency Frank González, who asked how people could talk about cooperation when Cuba has been blocked in all fields by the United States for more than 50 years.

That policy keeps Prensa Latina from having access to new information technologies, he stressed in front of representatives of several countries.

The final declaration calls for working for common development and strengthening cooperation to face up to the challenges the digital era imposes.

Their debates included issues as the effects of the financial crisis and the merges of the sector.

The meeting was opened by President Hu Jintao, who asked the media to contribute to build a world of lasting peace and common prosperity, an objective that ratified China's commitment.

Prensa Latina