European Brigade Jose Marti to Visit Cuban Province

Sancti Spiritus, Cuba, Jul 8 (Prensa Latina) The 44th European brigade of solidarity with Cuba “Jose Marti” will pay tribute to late Argentinian-Cuban guerrilla Ernesto Che Guevara, in Villa Clara province, and to late Commander Camilo Cienfuegos, announced the Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples (ICAP). The contingent of youngsters from Italy, Russia, Turkey, Spain and Switzerland will stay in this central province on July 16-20.

The official welcome was given to them at the Julio Antonio Mella International Camp, in Artemisa, in western Cuba.

According to their program, in their trip from Havana to Sancti Spiritus the members of the brigade will visit the Commander Ernesto Che Guevara Monument in Villa Clara.

Activities in Sancti Spiritus will include a tribute to late Commander Camilio Cienfuegos at the monumental complex erected in his memory, in Yaguajay.

They will exchange experiences with farmers and members of the Committees for the Defense of the Revolution (the largest mass organization in Cuba) and tour Trinidad village, a Cultural Heritage site founded 500 years ago.

During their stay in Cuba, the members of the Jose Marti brigade will also pay tribute to National Hero Jose Marti and martyrs of the Attack on the Moncada Garrison on July 26, 1953.

They will also join the demand for the release and return home of Cuban heroes Gerardo Hernandez, Antonio Guerrero and Ramon Labanino, who are still serving unfair, harsh prison sentences in the United States for monitoring violent activities of Miami-based groups operating against Cuba.

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