A representation of the Cuban residents in Ghana were witness in the early morning of January 1st of the arrival of the Cuban Revolution on its sixtieth anniversary. Amid the jubilation over the six decades of victories and resistance, the Cubans and their families sang the notes of the National Anthem.
The celebration of the 60th anniversary of the Cuban Revolution was held in Ghana in Political and Cultural event organized jointly by the Association of Ghanaians Graduates in Cuba (ESBECAN) and the Cuban embassy, which also included the participation of members of the Cuban Medical Brigade, personalities and representatives of organizations integrating the campaign of solidarity with Cuba, as well as Cubans residing in the country.
A representation of the Ghanaians who between 1983 and 1988 benefited from the Scholarship Program for African students in the Isle of Youth, paid tribute to the historical leader of the Cuban Revolution, on the eve of the second anniversary of his physical disappearance.
The commemorative evening was organized by the Association of Ghanaian Graduates in Cuba (ESBECAN), as part of the program to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the arrival in Cuba of the so-called Group of 88, and in which representatives of other years took part.
The Cuban Ambassador, Pedro Luis Despaigne González participated, together with diplomats from the embassies of Latin America accredited in Accra, in a Panel dedicated to the impact of the African Diaspora in the respective countries.
The Panel, led by Dr. Joanna Boampong, Director of the Center for Latin American Studies of the College of Humanities at the University of Ghana, is part of the Program of Activities to Commemorate the Four Centuries of Links between Africa and the Americas.