Book on Fidel Castro in Mexico
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- Arts and Culture
- culture an traditions
- North America
- 08 / 08 / 2008
The emblematic "History Will Absorb Me," "Words to Academics" and "The Second Declaration of Havana" are some of the texts included in the mentioned volume of what the Mexican columnist says is one of the longest speakers in history.
As part of celebrations in Mexico for Fidel Castro's birthday, an emotive documentary on his personality, directed by the island's late filmmaker Santiago Alvarez, was also screened.
Jesus Escamilla, on behalf of the Mexican Movement of Solidarity with Cuba, highlighted the Cuban leader's ethics and called to lift the prolonged US blockade against the Caribbean nation.
He also demanded the immediate release of five Cuban anti-terrorist fighters unfairly imprisoned in that northern country