Cuban Workers and Farmers Commit to Legacy of Fidel Castro

Santiago de Cuba, Dec 3 (Prensa Latina) Cuban workers expressed today their commitment to continue the legacy of historic leader of the Cuban Revolution Fidel Castro, who died on November 25th at age 90.

At the ceremony in a posthumous tribute to Commander in Chief Fidel Castro, in the eastern province of Santiago de Cuba, General Secretary of the Central of Cuban Workers Ulises Guilarte said that Fidel was a world political giant.

‘Fidel unconditionally defended the revolutionary ideas and principles of social justice that are being followed today by Cuban workers’, said Guilarte.

Guilarte said that along with the pain for the physical loss of their leader, Cuban workers express their commitment to continue the work to which Fidel Castro dedicated his life.

Meanwhile, the National Association of Small Farmers (ANAP) also highlighted the legacy of historic leader of the Cuban Revolution Fidel Castro and his work for the dignity of farmers in Cuba.

President of ANAP Rafael Santiesteban said that Fidel represents a paradigm of resistance and humanist thinking.

Santiesteban said that Fidel Castro always stood by the humble people and fought for causes such as social justice and equity.

Santiesteban said that when no one thought it was possible, Fidel stood by the poor, while mentioning various successes of Fidel following the victory of the Revolution on January 1st, 1959.

He mentioned the elimination of large properties, the laws of agrarian reform, the delivery of land to those who worked it and the credits.

Fidel and the Revolution provided rural areas with technological advances, health, education, culture and sport.

‘For the farmers your work and your thoughts are beacon and guide,’ said Santiesteban, ratifying the commitment of farmers to honor Fidel’s memory with daily work and the fulfillment of the duty to produce for the people.


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