May Day Parade Started in Sancti Spiritus, Cuba

Olver Castro

With remarks by Domingo Gutiérrez Gutiérrez, secretary general of the Federation of Cuban Workers (CTC) in Sancti Spiritus, May Day parade began towards the Serafin Sanchez Valdivia Revolution Square, where thousands of residents and visitors in this Cuban central city gathered to march and celebrate the International Workers Day in the presence of the top leadership of the Party and Government and representatives of the mass organizations of the territory.

The march is headed by the education sector workers, who are privileged with the start due to the positive results obtained this year and the history of education in Cuba, especially after the triumph of the Revolution to present times. The rest of the 17 unions that bring together hundreds of thousands of people follows.

Then members of the Commerce, Gastronomy and Services Unions, that obtained important results this year, with a direct impact on import substitution. Then, the Sugar sector, Health, Science, Public Administration, Tourism and so on to bring up the closening with the workers of the farming sphere.

Under the motto “United for a prosperous and sustainable socialism”, the people in that Cuban central territory take the streets to reaffirm their support for the immediate release of our Five Heroes imprisoned by the empire as well as the implementation of the Economic and Social Policy Guidelines for the Party and the Revolution.

When the parade concludes, the CTC in the province plans to hold its 74 birthday with recreational and gastronomic offers in the Delio Luna Echemendía Fair, as well as in areas adjacent to the Serafin Sanchez Valdivia Square, and the Avenida de los Mártires Paseo.

Similar marches already took place in different towns in Sancti Spiritus while each municipality parade simultaneously with the provincial capital on May Day, with festivities scheduled after these come all to an end.


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