The National Movement of Friendship and Mutual Solidarity Venezuela-Cuba joins the extensive program of activities to commemorate the 65th anniversary of the Revolution, the 171st of the birth of José Martí, and the 143rd of the arrival of the Apostle in Bolivarian land.
Yhonny García Calles, General Coordinator of the organization, said that the members of the group are happily celebrating more than six decades of the revolutionary victory on January 1 in the Greater Antilles, and among other actions, a representation of its members participated, as a tribute to that glorious anniversary of our America, in the ceremony held at the National Pantheon, where a wreath was placed in front of the sarcophagus where the mortal remains of the Liberator Simón Bolívar rested.
“The movement made a statement in which we expressed all our support for the Cuban Revolution, which, for more than 60 years, has been a light that shines on the people of this continent and the world that decided to engage and fight for its independence and sovereignty. “Cuba continues to be a political reference, and as the main element in this process of change, it shows the internationalism and unity of its people,” he pointed out.
García Calles said that the National Solidarity Meeting between the two countries has been postponed to next March, another event of brotherhood between our peoples and a symbol of the relations that unite the two countries. He also emphasized that “Cuba-Venezuela relations have been strengthened since President and Commander Hugo Chávez established and deepened these historical relations of friendship with the Cuban government and people, so we are grateful for the 20 years of bilateral collaboration agreements that affect various areas for the benefit of Venezuelans, such as health, education, sports, culture, entertainment, and the economic situation.”
The General Coordinator of the Venezuela-Cuba National Movement of Friendship and Mutual Solidarity pointed out that the organization is promoting a part of Martian Day to honor the Cuban National Hero.
The program includes as one of its highlights the walk that will take place on January 26 to evoke the same route that the young patriot took in 1881 when he arrived in this beloved land
Yhonny García pointed out that “Martin’s agenda has been prepared for the reunification of history, since January 21 marked 143 years since the visit of the Cuban Apostle to Venezuela, where he lived for six fruitful months, so we are on the Route From Martí to Bolívar, remembering the journey of the most universal Cubans, who climbed the Waraira Repano in Caracas. We hope, then, that 500 people will participate in this route that has already been traditional, from Puerto de la Guaira to Plaza Bolívar, where we will receive the marchers,” he said.
The Venezuelan professor spoke of another initiative that evokes the 171st anniversary of the birth of the hero of Cuba, classified as the first Bolivarian.
“We continue on the 27th with the Torch March, as we have done every January for five years. With a high level of symbolism for our movement and its youth, we will go from Plaza José Martí until the House of Our America that bears the name of the Cuban Apostle, and on the 28th we will have a national protocol act,” added the unity leader.
Later, he emphasized: “With these activities, we will make the Martian Day to celebrate the 143 years of his arrival in Venezuela and the 171st anniversary of his birth, so with Martí, Bolívar, Fidel, and Chávez, we will continue to build the Great Homeland. of Our America as its Liberators dreamed.”