An overflow crowed attended a celebration of Fidel Castro’s life on Saturday evening in Los Angeles. Fidel’s contribution to the unity of the world socialist and communist was highlighted as well as Cuba practical acts in rendering solidarity to peoples and countries in need of assistance.
Participants in the impromptu program offered music, poetry, comedy and personal testaments to Fidel’s impact on the movement for socialism and world progress. Rosalia Munoz, a longtime leader of the Communist Party spoke to Fidel’s impact on world and U.S. events, the importance of Cuba’s solidarity efforts and its medical school which has trained hundreds of U.S. doctors.
Among the sponsors of the celebration were local chapters of the FMLN, MORENA, LA Sandinistas, and the Southern California district of the Communist Party.