Georgetown, February 20, 2018. The Ambassador of Cuba, Narciso Reinaldo Amador Socorro, attended the re-launching of the Guyana Peace Council, which took place in the Red House, headquarters of the Cheddi Jagan Research Center.
During his speech at the event, the President of the Council of Peace of Guyana, Clement Rohee, stressed the importance of the Proclamation of Latin America and the Caribbean as a Zone of Peace, adopted by the heads of State and Government of that region, in occasion of the II Summit of CELAC, held in Havana, on 28 and 29 January 2014.
On the other hand, the former president of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, Donald Ramotar, referred to the friendship between Cheddi Jagan and Fidel Castro Ruz and to the essential contribution of both leaders to the historical bonds of brotherhood, solidarity and cooperation existing among the peoples of Guyana and Cuba. Ramotar also highlighted Cheddi Jagan's firm position of rejection of the United States blockade against Cuba.