Exhibition dedicated to Marti and Bolivar opens in Malaysia
The exhibition "Bolivar and Marti: Spirit and Independence of Latin America" was inaugurated on Monday at the Soka Gakkai Center in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
The exhibition includes photos, posters and videos that will allow the Malaysian people to learn more about Cuban National Hero Jose Marti and Venezuelan independence leader Simon Bolivar and also about the history and culture of these two nations and Latin America, in general.
"This is the first step for the creation of the Bolivar/Marti cultural center and to show the Malaysian people more about the lives of these two heroes of Latin American independence," said Manuel Guzman, the Venezuelan ambassador to the Asian nation.
The inauguration of the exhibition coincided with the 40th anniversary of the assassination in Bolivia of revolutionary leader Ernesto Che Guevara.
In this regard, Guzman noted that Guevara gave his life for the ideals built by Marti and Bolivar.
For his part, the Cuban ambassador to Malaysia, Carlos Amores, praised thee example of Che Guevara and also that of Antonio Guerrero, Rene Gonzalez, Gerardo Hernandez, Ramón Labañino and Fernando Gonzalez, five Cuban anti-terrorist fighters who remain unjustly imprisoned in the United States.