Havana, November 14, 2017
By Annalie Rueda
Photo: Yaimi Ravelo
Oscar López Rivera, Puerto Rican leader and symbol of independence has received the Order of Solidarity at the Jose Marti Memorial in Havana, Cuba. The Order is the highest distinction that the Council of State of the Republic of Cuba awards.
Fernando González Llort, Hero of the Republic of Cuba and President of the Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples – ICAP, who shared the same cell with Oscar for several years of his unjust imprisonment, explained at the ceremony the significance of the honor to such a deserving recipient who emanates simplicity and humility.
By Nuria Barbosa León on November 15, 2017
For Dr. Eduardo Ojeda Timoneda serving as a member of Cuba’s international medical missions is a learning experience and an honor. Photo: Nuria Barbosa
At the end of his mission, Eduardo received a letter that read: “You made a difference…You did not just bring us health, but life. You can return to your homeland with your head held high like a good revolutionary soldier