Argentina’s Left Commemorate 91st Anniversary of Fidel’s Birth

  • Castro amid cheering crowds in 2005.
Castro amid cheering crowds in 2005. | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Tributes have been paid to the late Cuban leader and revolutionary Fidel Castro Ruz at Cuba’s Embassy in Argentina on the eve of the 91st anniversary of his birth

The ceremony in Buenos Aires emphazised Latin American solidarity as propounded by Fidel, as well as the leader’s ideas, struggle, philosophy and spirit.

The Head of Affairs at the Cuban Embassy, Aniurka Ortiz, said that while August 13, 2017 marks the first year without the physical presence of Fidel, “it is a date to reiterate the commitment of what he left us, not only Cubans and Argentinians, but the world.”

Argentine writer, journalist and a supporter of Cuba and its Revolution, Stella Calloni, invited those atending the event to fight for the liberation of Latin America, just as Fidel had done.

— EmbaCuba Argentina (@EmbaCubaArg) August 12, 2017

“#Cuba is ours, Fidel and America #IAmFidel.”

Also during the ceremony, the…