Aleida Guevara ‘Remembering Ché’ Tour 9th to 19th September 2012

Aleida Guevara, daughter of revolutionary leader Ché Guevara will be speaking at Cuba Solidarity Campaign meetings in the UK in September, together with Luis Marron from the Cuban Friendship Institute, (ICAP). Aleida Guevara March is the eldest daughter of four children born to Ernesto “Che” Guevara and his second wife, Aleida March. She is a doctor of medicine, and has also worked as a physician in Angola, Ecuador, and Nicaragua. Guevara speaks in defence of Cuba, for peace, socialism, and Latin American solidarity. She is the author of the book ‘Chávez, Venezuela and the New Latin America’. Aleida will be joined by Luis Marron, a good friend of CSC, former Political Counsellor at the Cuban Embassy in London. 

The tour dates are as follows: 

Sunday 9 September, 2.30pm
Community Base, 113 Queen’s Rd  Brighton BN1 3XG

Monday 10 September, 5.30pm TUC Congress delegates fringe meeting, Brighton Centre
with Rodney Bickerstaffe, Chair Ken Gill memorial Trust and Brendan Barber, GS, TUC

Tuesday 11 September, 6.30-10.30pm
The Square Centre, Alfred Street North, NottinghamPublic meeting followed by social and live band

Wednesday 12 September, 6pm
Banqueting Suite, Newcastle Civic CentreDoors open at 5pm for tea and coffee, speakers from 6pm

Thursday 13 September
Cross Party Group on Cuba meeting, Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh

Friday 14 September, 7pm 
STUC, Woodlands Rd, Glasgow – public meeting

Monday 17 September, 7pm
Grand Committee Room, House of Commons, LondonPublic meeting supported by London Region Unison

Tuesday 18 September, 6-7.30pm
Vigil for the Miami Five, US Embassy, Grosvenor Square, LondonCandlelit vigil with speakers from the British and international labour movement to mark the 14th anniversary of the arrest of the Miami Five.

Speakers include: Frances O’Grady (TUC); Len McCluskey (GS, Unite); Cathy Jamieson MP; Unison speaker (tbc); 
Paul Kenny (GS, GMB); Christine Blower (GS, NUT); Manuel Cortes (GS, TSSA); Steve Gillan (GS, POA); Billy Hayes (GS, CWU); Jonathan Ledger (GS, NAPO); Steve Murphy (GS, UCATT); Doug Christie (Thompsons Solicitors); Steve Cottingham (OH Parsons Solicitors); Diana Holland (AGS Unite and Chair Cuba Solidarity Campaign); Andy de la Tour (actor); Roger Lloyd Pack (actor)

Wednesday 19 September, 12-2pm 
Tingewick Hall, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford – public meeting

This tour is kindly supported by: Ken Gill Memorial Trust and London Region Unison

More information from campaigns@cuba-solidarity.org.uk or call on 020 8800 0155

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