September 21, 2007

Vincentian committee to Cuban five host activity

An international campaign in solidarity with the imprisoned five Cuban Heroes has been ongoing during the month of September.

In St. Vincent and the Grenadines the Vincentian Committee to Free the Five will be organising different activities to mark the international effort to secure their freedom.{{more}}

On September 19, the committee organized a solidarity ceremony at the Peace Memorial Hall.

The ceremony heard addresses and solidarity messages from P.R. Campbell Q.C, Chairman of the Committee, Renwick Rose of the Vincentian Cuba Friendship Society, Bernard Hamilton of the Vincentian Association of Cuban Trained Professionals (VINCUPA) and Noel Jackson from the Trade Union Congress of St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

On October 8, the international solidarity campaign shall come to an end in this country, with the hosting of an activity at the Peace Memorial Hall. The activity will also commemorate the 40th anniversary of the assassinations of Ernesto Che Guevara and the 31st anniversary of the bombing of the Cubana airplane off the coast of Barbados in 1976.