Havana, Cuba, Jul 16.- A group of youngsters that are part of the Puerto Rican Juan Rius Rivera Solidarity Brigade began on Wednesday in Cuba a program of exchanges of experiences with various political and social organizations.These activities, in which 21 Puerto Rican children and youngsters participate, precede the visit of this friendship Brigade, which will arrive in October, on the occasion of the 23rd anniversary of its first visit to Cuba.
The delegation was officially received at the Julio Antonio Mella International Camp in Artemisa province, where they met with officials of the Cuban Communist Party and the Cuban Institute for Friendship with the Peoples.
During their stay, these youngsters will meet with members of the Young Communists’ League, the Federation of Secondary Teaching Students and the University Students Federation, in which topics referred to the realities of the two peoples will be tackled.
Included in their main activities is their participation in the rally to mark the 61st anniversary of the attacks on the Moncada and Carlos Manuel de Cespedes garrisons on July 26, 1953, which will take place in Artemisa, dedicated this year to the heroes of that province who were participants in these actions. (ACN)