Cuba in Ireland

Solidarity with Cuba in Belfast pays tribute to the Cuban hero Fernando Gonzalez Llort.

Solidarity with Cuba in Belfast pays tribute to the Cuban hero Fernando Gonzalez Llort.

Belfast, June 22, 2018. Fernando Gonzalez Llort, Hero of the Republic of Cuba and President of the Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples concluded his activities in Belfast with a meeting with representatives of the organizations of solidarity with Cuba, the meeting was chaired by Jackie Pollock, member of the executive of the "Irish Congress of Trade Unions" and Regional Secretary of UNITE.

Fernando Gonzalez holds a meeting in Belfast with leaders and activists of the Sinn Féin party.

Fernando Gonzalez holds a meeting in Belfast with leaders and activists of the Sinn Féin party.

Belfast, June 22, 2018. After the courtesy visit to the Mayor of Belfast, Fernando had the opportunity to make a brief tour of the city where he was shown the physical limits that were imposed in the past and that delimited the neighborhoods between Catholics and Protestants, between unionists and republicans, as well as scenarios of confrontations and authoritarian repressions.

The Mayor of Belfast welcomes Fernando Gonzalez.

The Mayor of Belfast welcomes Fernando Gonzalez.

Belfast, June 22, 2018. On his arrival in Belfast, Fernando Gonzalez Llort, Hero of the Republic of Cuba and President of the Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples, was received by Deirdre Hargey, Mayor of the city, who welcomed him to the historic city, second in importance of the island.

Fernando had the opportunity to visit the Palace headquarters of the Mayor's Office and learn about the history of the city, its people and this particular building.

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