Photo: Dr Hermes Herrera Hernandez who will visit Donegal next week.
9/30/17 The Donegal Democrat — Cuban Ambassador to Ireland, Dr Hermes Hererra Hernandez, will be in Ardara next week to open an exhibition focusing on the the life of the Marxist revolutionary, Ernesto “Che” Guevara.
“Che Abú” is being held to mark the 50th anniversary of his deaths and it runs from Friday October 6th to the 8th, with most events taking place in the Nesbitt Arms Hotel in Ardara.
The opening, with Ambassador Hernandez and Thomas Pringle, TD, takes place from 8pm-9pm on October 6th, at the Nesbitt Arms. There will be Irish trad music after, from 9.30pm.
Saturday at the Nesbitt Arms includes a screening of the film, “The Power of Community: How Cuba Survived Peak Oil”; a presentation on sustainable organic farming in Cuba by Simon McGuinness of the Cuba Support Group; and a panel, Catherine Connolly, TD; Maureen O’Sullivan, TD; and Eileen Flynn, Traveller activist comparing the position of women in Cuba and in Ireland.