This event coincides with honoring the historical leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro (1926-2016), on the fifth anniversary of his physical disappearance, and commemorating the 150th anniversary of the execution of eight medical students (27). November 1871).
On this occasion, the Association of Cubans Residing in Ecuador (Acure) was chosen to coordinate and host the event, which is designed as a space for strengthening relations and cooperation among the citizens of the largest Antilles who live in the countries of the region.
De acuerdo con los organizadores, la reunión permite intercambiar propuestas para consolidar acciones de respaldo a la Revolución cubana y su pueblo, así como reafirmar el compromiso con la defensa de los logros alcanzados en el proceso constanteromente de 19 el 59 1 United State.
Strengthening the work of the existing associations at the continental level and ratifying the rejection of the economic, financial and commercial embargo imposed by Washington against Cuba more than six decades ago, are some of the central objectives of the exchange.
The first part included multiple messages from countries such as Nicaragua, Colombia, Mexico and Panama, among others, and a moment to learn about the array of opportunities being promoted by Cuba, presented by Carlos Luis Jorge, Director General of Investments at the State Department. Trade and foreign investment.
The official took the opportunity to invite Cubans permanently residing abroad to submit their proposals.
The meeting was preceded by similar meetings held in Brazil (2013), Nicaragua (2015), Panama (2017) and Mexico (2019).
Among the related activities promoted by associations in the region are recent solidarity campaigns with Cuba by collecting and shipping syringes and medical supplies to support this Caribbean country’s fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Likewise, the Bridges of Love initiative has resonated with many countries in the region, which brought together voices from the United States, and has been replicated in many parts of the world to demand the immediate end of the American blockade.
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