Canadian Solidarity Brigade in Cuba

Havana, May 2. -The Che Guevara Volunteer Work Brigade, made up of 20 Canadians, participated in the May Day parade in the Plaza of the Revolution and plans to visit three provinces in Cuba.

Sources with the Cuban Institute for Friendship with the Peoples told the Cuban News Agency, AIN, that these friends of the Cuban Revolution were welcomed at the Julio Antonio Mella camp in Caimito, along with members of the May Day International Brigade.

According to their program, the Canadian brigade members will carry out volunteer work in Artemisa and Cinfuegos provinces.

They will also visit sites of historic, economic and social interest such as the Ernesto Che Guevara memorial in Santa Clara, and the Gustavo Aldereguia Lima Hospital in Cienfuegos.

The group will meet with relatives of the Cuban Five, the antiterrorist fighters held in U.S. prisons, and with members of the Committees for the Defense of the Revolution, to better understand how Cubans live and think.

The Che Guevara Volunteer Work Brigade was created in 1993 with the objective carrying out productive volunteer work and strengthening the bonds of solidarity between these two peoples. (Prensa Latina)