Continental Event in Mexico in solidarity with Cuba
- Submitted by: manso
- 10 / 07 / 2011
Mexico, Oct 6 (Prensa Latina) The meeting, to be attended by some 1,000 delegates, will be opened tonight at the Esperanza Iris Theater in Mexico City.The program includes special speeches and a cultural activity.
Among speakers are Ricardo Alarcon, Carlos Payan, representing the Mexican people, and U.S. Gail Walker, on behalf of international delegates.
Also on the list are Margarita Morales, relative of one of the 73 victims of the terrorist explosion in midair of a Cubana de Aviacion airplane off the coast of Barbados 35 years ago.
The event, to be held until Sunday, will conclude with a mass march until the Monument to the Mexican Revolution, and a concert of solidarity.
The Cuban delegation also comprises Kenia Serrano, president of the Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples, Tubal Paez, president of the Association of Cuban Journalists, and Osvaldo Martinez, president of the Parliament's Economic Affairs Commission.
Also included are Che's daughter Aleida Guevara, and relatives of the five Cuban antiterrorist fighters unjustly held in US prisons, and anti-Cuban terrorism victims, among others.