March of Solidarity with Cuba to Be Held in Mexico

Mexico, Jul 12. -A multitudinous march supporting the Cuban Revolution will tour the streets of the Mexican capital, from the Hemicycle to Benito Juarez up to the US Embassy in the afternoon of July 26.This march is held in Mexico on July 26 every year, to commemorate the day of the assault on the Moncada Garrison, led by Fidel Castro, on July 26, 1953, considered the start of the armed struggle against the dictatorship of Fulgencio Batista.

Pedro Gellert, a member of the coordinating commission of the Mexican Movement of Solidarity with Cuba, in an interview with Prensa Latina, said the participants will be representing many sectors of Mexican society.

The celebration started in Mexico in 2000, and is the most massive demonstration with an international policy content made in that country.

Gellert said this will be a chance for the friends of Cuba to express their condemnation of the US blockade against Cuba, their demand for freedom for the Cuban Five and their solidarity with the Cuban Revolution.

He affirmed that many personalities, parties, associations, trade unions and many other entities are giving their support. Some of these institutions promote activities and issue propaganda, among other things.

A cultural event for July 26 is organized along with the Cuban Embassy in Mexico. This time, it will he held on July 29 at Salon Los Angeles, in the Federal District.

Gellert also talked about the activities supporting the Cuban Five, and said all the solidarity committees have their working agenda, highlighting the elaboration of printed material and a DVD.

More than 32,000 people receive information about Mexican solidarity with Cuba on the Internet.

Finally, Gellert informed on the work for the Continental Solidarity Meeting with Cuba in the Mexican capital, from October 6 to 9 at the National Polytechnic Institute, with the participation of between 1,000 and 1,200 Mexicans. (Prensa Latina)