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Juan Bosch Department inaugurated at the University of Havana

The University of Havana inaugurated the Juan Bosch Department to promote and strengthen historic and cultural ties between Cuba and the Dominican Republic as well as promote the intellectual and political thinking of both sides.

During a ceremony held at the University of Havana's Master Lecture Hall, its Rector Ruben Sardoya outlined the importance of Juan Bosch's ideas and revolutionary action, his loyalty to the Cuban Revolution and friendship with President Fidel Castro.

During the activity, a message from the President of the Dominican Republic, Leonel Fernandez was ready, who considered an honor for his people the creation of this university department.

Fernandez outlined that Bosch was an eminent writer and humanist and loved Cuba and admired the island's National Hero Jose Marti.

Renowned Cuban figures are part of the Advisory Council among them, Fernando Vecino Alegre, President of Honor; Historian for the City of Havana, Eusebio Leal and the President of Casa de las Americas Cultural Institution, Roberto Fernandez Retamar.

The Secretary of State of the Dominican Republic, Miguel Mejias participated in the activity as well as the diplomatic corp accredited in Cuba.

Source: Radio Habana Cuba

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