Comrade Ismael Drullet, Director of International Relations of the Workers' Confederation of Cuba, intervened yesterday, September 19, at the sessions of the 13th National Congress of the Congress of Trade Unions of South Africa (COSATU), held this week in South Africa . Below we reproduce his intervention in its entirety.
Dear comrade Sidumo Dlamini, president of COSATU
Dear comrade Zingiswa Losi, new elected president of COSATU
Dear comrade Bheki Ntshalei Ntshalei
The Embassy was invited by the Department of Spanish to participate in a conference on Cuba, in this center of high studies.
In an auditorium of the Faculty of Humanities, with more than 50 students from different careers, the Minister Counselor, Rebeca Hernández, offered a conference on the main achievements of the Cuban Revolution and the impact of the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the government of the United States to our country.
The Minister Counselor of the Embassy of Cuba in South Africa, Rebeca Hernández Toledano, participated on August 31, in a Conference on The participation of Cuban women in Parliament.
The Conference on the participation of women in Parliaments took place at the MONAS University, as part of the month of women's celebrations in the country. The event was attended by representatives of the three countries that worldwide have the highest representation of women in their legislative bodies, namely, Rwanda, Cuba and Bolivia.