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Tours Cuba The 15th Latin American and Caribbean Solidarity Brigade
Margarita Alfonso, local representative for the Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples (ICAP), told Prensa Latina that the brigade would visit Varadero, Cuba's major beach resort, and three cultural institutions in the city of Cardenas.

In Cardenas they will tour the museums the Battle of Ideas and the Oscar Maria de Rojas museums, as well as the birthplace of student leader and martyr Jose Antonio Echeverria, who was killed in an armed action during the Fulgencio Batista dictatorship.

The program includes a visit to the Faustino Perez Hospital, in the city of Matanzas, 62 miles east of Havana, and a meeting with grassroots members of the Committees for the Defense of the Revolution (CDR), Cuba's largest mass organization.

The brigade is made up of more than 100 people from 12 Latin American and Caribbean countries. They will stay in Cuba until August 17.

According to ICAP, the brigade members come from Bahamas, Colombia, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guadeloupe, Honduras, Martinique, Mexico, Saint Lucia, Peru, the Dominican Republic and Venezuela.


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