Bogota, Oct 30 – The northern city of Medellin will host as of today the 22nd National Meeting of Solidarity with Cuba, where Colombians from many departments will strengthen the bonds of brotherhood and cooperation with the island.
Outstanding personalities such as Aleida Guevara, daughter of Argentinean-Cuban guerrilla fighter Ernesto Che Guevara will attend until Saturday, Nov. 2, the event, a space to contribute to the visibility of the Cuban Revolution.
A predominant theme of this meeting is the current situation of the Cuban antiterrorist fighters Antonio Guerrero, Gerardo Hernandez, Ramon Labañino, and Fernando Gonzalez, unjustly condemned in the United States.
They, along with Rene Gonzalez, who recently returned to Cuba after completing the sentence a Miami court imposed him and renouncing his U.S. citizenship, were arrested in September 1998, for monitoring the activities against the island by terrorist groups based in that northern territory.
Work sessions will begin today with the lecture “Economy model and solidarity thought in Cuba,” by the director of the Institute of Philosophy of the Ministry of Science, Technology, and Environment of the island, Concepcion Nieves.
Today’s agenda includes the forum “Agroecology and food security systems in Cuba,” a model for exploring, with panelists such as Leonardo Iglesias, representative of the Cuban Association of Small Farmers, and Edinson Muñoz, legislator to the Assembly by the Department of Antioquia.
For 7th occasion, young Colombians will hold parallel a national meeting, to reaffirm their support to the Revolution led by Fidel Castro.
Source: Prensa Latina