Ecuadorian National Assembly Awards Cuban Leader

Ecuadorian National Assembly Awards Cuban Leader        Quito, May 26. -Ecuador's National Assembly President Fernando Cordero Cueva traveled on Wednesday to Cuba carrying a decoration bestowed by his country's Legislature to the island's Revolution leader Fidel Castro Ruz. Cordero expects to meet today with Havana Peoples' Power Provincial Assembly President Juan Contino Islam, to analyze the regional, Latin American and international situation, in the framework of the parliamentary actions.

Later, the visitor will hold talks with Cuba's Foreign minister Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla, and the capital's historian Eusebio Leal, an official note from the Ecuadorian Parliament presidency states.

The objective of Cordero's trip is to meet with First Vice President of the State and Minister Council José Ramón Machado Ventura, to whom he will deliver the award bestowed by the Ecuadorian National Assembly to the Cuban revolutionary leader.

The Ecuadorian Legislative Power president also expects to meet today afternoon with his country's scholarship holders who are studying in Havana.

Thursday's agenda will include to attend the opening ceremony in the Havana capital of the seminar "Achievements and new challenges of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America (ALBA)."  (Prensa Latina)