Cuba, april 23 – The historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, sent a floral tribute for the homage paid in Mexico to Colombian writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez, with whom he was joined by a long and strong friendship.
The floral tribute of white and yellow roses was sent to the Fine Arts Palace of Mexico City, the dedication of which, reads: To a very close friend, the Radio Rebelde radio station reported on Tuesday.
Also received at the tribute dedicated to the Nobel Literature Prize winner was a flower arrangement sent by the President of the councils of State and Ministers, Army General Raul Castro, who recalled with that gesture that the author of One Hundred Years of Solitude was a great friend of Cuba.
Over the last few days, international media outlets have highlighted the writer’s strong bonds with the Caribbean island, among which we find the founding of the International Cinema and Television School.
Source: Prensa Latina