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Saturday, August 18, 2012
XII Argentinean Meeting of Solidarity with Cuba Begins in Cordoba
Cordoba, Argentina, Aug 18.- The 12 th Argentine Meeting of Solidarity with Cuba will begin since Saturday and throughout the weekend on the the Municipal Sports facilities of General Paz neighborhood in this city.
For the first time, the forum will be divided into six committees and led by the phrase: We live here, proud of our America, to serve and honor it, of the Cuban National Hero José Martí.
The first commission is called Gerardo Hernandez and will focus its discussions on the activity for the freedom of the Cuban Five, referring to to the young Cuban anti-terrorists imprisoned in the United States in 1998 and subjected to a rigged trial that led to harsh sentences .
Policies of media aggression against Cuba: Our response will be the theme of the second working group, named Ramón Labañino Salazar, while the third will address the broad and supportive struggle against the blockade of the U.S. government against Cuba.
In the committee 4, Fernando Gonzalez Llort, will address issues related to organization and coordination of Argentine Movement of Solidarity with Cuba (MasCuba), while the number 5, René González Sehwerer will address the political solidarity of Cuba and its role for an effective integration.
The now incorporated Sixth Committee will carry the name of the Apostle of the independence of the island, José Martí and will discuss on Cuba and anti-imperialist struggle: Integration and defense of peace. In a talk given last night at the Aula Magna of the Faculty of Engineering, National University of Cordoba, the Cuban ambassador Jorge Lamadrid emphasized the strength of MasCuba and recalled that it has precedents in the mid 50's and early 60's.
He spoke about the struggle against the harsh economic, financial and commercial blockade that for more than half a century the United States maintains against Cuba, despite 20 successive sentences in the General Assembly of the United Nations as one of the unavoidable issues at this meeting.
So will be, he emphasized, today's international struggle for the freedom of the five Cuban heroes who in September begin their fifteenth year in U.S. jails and who have given a true example of dignity, integrity and ability to resist. (Prensa Latina).