Santa Clara.–The presence of Che here will be recalled today by the people of this province, representing the entire Cuban people, on the occasion of the 51st anniversary of his death.
Scheduled at 8:00am is an event at the Memorial Sculpture Complex, with youth and children playing a leading role. Cadets from the Villa Clara Camilo Cienfuegos Military Academy will hold their traditional honor guard at the mausoleum.
Likewise in Yaguajay, Sancti Spíritus, the legacy of revolutionary unity patriotism, and determination constructed 60 years ago by Camilo Cienfuegos and his comrades in the Las Villas Northern Front was emphasized here during an event and military ceremony on the occasion of the founding of this Rebel Army front in the center of the island. Comandante de la Revolución Ramiro Valdés Menéndez, Political Bureau member and a vice president of the Councils of State and Ministers attended.
The tribute was held at the Camilo Cienfuegos Historical Complex, located opposite the former garrison of dictatorship forces, which the Hero of Yaguajay captured on December 31, 1958, after an 11-day siege. Also chairing the event was Central Army chief officer, Division General Raúl Rodríguez Lobaina, member of the Party Central Committee.
Deivy Pérez, Party secretary in the province, delivered the central remarks, emphasizing Camilo's ability to unite revolutionary forces, and lead the battle in the region both militarily and politically.