Canadians Pay Tribute to Che Guevara
2012.10.18 - 11:31:24 / ACN
HAVANA, Cuba.- Canadian activists announced a series of activities for November, in Vancouver, to pay homage to Cuban-Argentinean guerrilla fighter Ernesto Che Guevara and in support of the cause of the five Cuban antiterrorists held in the U.S. since 1998.
The coordinator of local communities in Vancouver, Tamara Hansen sent ACN an email message announcing that the 5th International Conference on Che Guevara, the cause of the five Cuban heroes and in support of the Cuban Revolution will open November 2.
Since these actions kicked off in 2008, over 1700 activists have attended sessions focused on 35 Cuba-related issues, including international solidarity with the island.
Guest of honor to the conference for the third year in a row is Che’s daughter, doctor Aleida Guevara, the message reads.
On November 5th, activities will conclude with a forum that will recall the legacy of Che during a year that marked his 85th birthday and the 45th anniversary of his assassination in Bolivia.
Activists in Vancouver, one of the major territories of Western Canada, have expressed their support of Cuba with actions condemning the US economic, commercial and financial blockade of Cuba and other acts aimed at violating the island sovereignty.