Santiago de Cuba, Cuba, Feb 21. – The Leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, and the President of Cuba Raul Castro were elected delegates to the 4th Congress of the Cuban Communist Party, PCC, by political organizations of this province.
The assemblies of the secretary generals of the committees of Jose Marti district in this city headed by First Vice President Jose Ramon Machado Ventura and the ones from Segundo Frente municipality voted to be represented by Fidel Castro and Raul Castro, respectively.
Historical bonds link Fidel Castro with this province. He lived here some years of his childhood and of his adolescence. He led the attack on Moncada Barracks in this city on July 26, 1953 and proclaimed the victory of the Rebel Army over Batista army almost six years after.
Raul Castro was the head of the Frank Pais Second Eastern Front. In the mountain region of Santiago de Cuba there is a municipality that was named after the second front where he introduced advanced social transformations that after the triumph of the Revolution were extended to the whole country by the work of the revolutionary government.
Another seven members of the Cuban Communist Party, who work in production and service centres, were elected to represent Jose Marti district, site of the Mausoleum housing the remains of the Cuban National Hero.
The other three members of the Cuban Communist Party that will represent the Frank Pais Second Eastern Front municipality in the Congress are an accounting specialist for a forestry company, a municipal director of finance and planning and a doctor.
Machado Ventura praised the honor and privilege that represents having Fidel Castro and Raul Castro as delegates to the Congress.
The 4th Congress of the Cuban Communist Party will take place next April.(Prensa Latina)