Beirut, November 25, 2021. The screening of the documentary Fidel Forever was the highlight today of the ceremony prepared by the Cuban Embassy in Lebanon to remember the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro.
The audiovisual images reflected the funeral procession of the leader of the 26th of July Movement that overthrew the tyranny of Fulgencio Batista in January 1959, in a journey from Havana to Santiago de Cuba.
Cuban Ambassador Alexander Pellicer was in charge of the opening remarks before an audience headed by the head of the Venezuelan legation in Beirut, Jesus Gregorio Gonzalez.
Also present were the secretary general of the Lebanese Democratic Party, Mohamed Hachicho; the representative of the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine, Ali Faisal; Maurice Nohra of the Lebanese Communist Party and president of the Lebanese-Cuban Friendship Association, the president of the League of Palestinians in Cuba, Ali El Khatib and members of the Association of Arab Latin American Solidarity "José Martí".
Hachicho expressed that Fidel Castro constitutes a compass for the revolutionaries for being the one who identified exactly which is the enemy of the peoples of the world, the Yankee imperialism.
Meanwhile, Nohra recalled that one of the times he was close to the Cuban leader, in 1984, the latter commented on the courage of the Lebanese people in the face of the Israeli invasion and occupation. (Embacuba Líbano/Prensa Latina)