Havana, Saturday 19 de October de 2019 05:51 am

President of Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo visit ICAP

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President of Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo visit ICAPHAVANA, Cuba, Sep 19 (ACN) Estela Varnes de Carlotto, president of the Association of the Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo, was warmly received at the headquarters of the Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples (ICAP) by its president, Fernando González Llort, who expressed "we are duty bound to thank you for the solidarity with the struggle of our people for so many years.

According to ICAP's official website, González Llort highlighted the courage and struggles of the Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo, an organization that has worked in the search for information to locate the children abducted during the military dictatorship in Argentina and restore their true identity, demanding punishment for those responsible.
He also referred to the political situation in the region, the growing aggressiveness of the U.S. government, the intensification of the blockade and its consequences for the Cuban people and the convening of the Anti-Imperialist Meeting of Solidarity, for Democracy and against Neoliberalism in Havana from November 1 to 3, 2019.
Estela, who is in Cuba at the invitation of the Federation of Cuban Women (FMC), said she admires the Cuban people "for the tenacity they have had to defend themselves, it is incredible," she said.
She referred to the emergence and work of the organization she presides over, originally made up of simple women who became fighters against the crimes of the dictatorship.
The meeting was attended by Noemí Rabaza Fernández, first vice president of ICAP, officials of the institution, representatives of the FMC and the delegation that accompanies Varnes de Carlotto.
Previously, during this visit, the Argentine activist was received by Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, President of the Councils of State and Ministers.

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