EVO PAYS A VISIT TO FIDEL
In a beautiful, fraternal, and humane gesture, the President
of Bolivia, Evo Morales Ayma, arrived this morning in
Since the very first moments when our Commander in Chief fell ill, Evo had expressed his wishes to visit him, and today he could finally accomplish his purpose, on a date of great symbolism for all Latin Americans, the 191st anniversary of the signing by Bolivar of his “Letter of Jamaica”, an anticipated appeal to the unity of our peoples.
For almost two hours, the leaders of
During the exchange, the Bolivian President expressed his deep appreciation for the work of the Cuban medical brigade in his country and the benefits brought by Operation Miracle to that sister nation.
A Cuban medical brigade, made up by 1,661 members, including
27 Bolivian youths who recently graduated from the Latin American School of
Medicine is working in all 9 districts of
Nineteen of the twenty
Evo and Fidel also discussed the progress of the Literacy
The Bolivian President also explained the transformations taking place in his country, specially the work being done by the Constitutive Assembly.
During the fraternal meeting, Evo presented Fidel with a
wooden sculpture that represents an Aymara Indian, bearing the following
legend: “To Commander Fidel Castro, for
his 80 revolutionary years of life, from the people and the government of
At the end of his emotional meeting with the Commander in
Chief, the Bolivian President confirmed his attendance to the Non-Aligned
Summit to be held in
Afterwards, Evo and his cabinet minister had lunch with
Raúl, Lage, Felipe, and the Cuban ambassador to
In the afternoon, the Bolivian president met with 208 Bolivian
youths from the Social Workers’ Training School. In
Later in the afternoon he met again with Raúl at the
Ministry of the Revolutionary Armed Forces, and after a second exchange they
left for "José Martí"
Fidel is of the view that Evo is an extremely intelligent and
exceptional leader who knows with an almost mathematical precision what needs
to be done in