Days of remembrance of Ernesto Che Guevara and Camilo Cienfuegos get underway

Havana - Tributes in homage to two legendary heroes of the Cuban Rrevolution are beginning Tuesday island-wide.

From October 8 through October 28, activities will be celebrating the lives and legacies of Comandantes Ernesto Che Guevara and Camilo Cienfuegos.

October 8 marks the anniversary (in 1967) of Ernesto Che Guevara's capture in Bolivia, and his assassination the following day, while October 28 marks the disappearance (in 1959) of Camilo Cienfuegos.

During these days of remembrance observed every year, schools hold special activities, visit places of historical interest, have special cultural performances and sports activities, or meet members of the Association of Combatants of the Revolution for conferences on the life and legacy of these heroes.

This Tuesday, young children from all over the country will receive the blue scarf, a symbol that identifies them as members of the Organization of Pioneers José Martí, whose slogan is “We will be like Che.

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King of Spain honors Havana´s historian, Eusebio Leal

Havana - The King of Spain, Felipe VI, is presenting the historian of Havana, Eusebio Leal, this Wednesday with the Grand Cross of the Royal and Distinguished Spanish Order of Charles III, in the context of the 500th anniversary of this capital.

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Education is key to peace stresses UNESCO director-general

Paris - UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay said today in this capital that guaranteeing education would lay the foundations for lasting peace on Earth.

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Embassy of Mexico to award Cuban artists

Havana - The Mexican Embassy in Cuba will present the Cultural Merit award to Cuban dancer Viengsay Valdes, choreographer Alberto Mendez and cultural official Reinaldo Mendez, it was announced at a press conference.

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