On his Twitter account, the official highlighted Diaz-Canel’s example of dedication and loyalty to the Revolution, and sent him the embrace and affection of writers, artists and other workers in the sector of culture.
Casa de las Americas President Abel Prieto also sent a congratulatory message ‘for all the reasons and for the extraordinary speech he delivered yesterday, full of arguments and emotion. Receive a very strong embrace’.
Also on Twitter, the Union of Writers and Artists of Cuba (UNEAC) quoted one of the phrases said by Diaz-Canel: ‘Among the revolutionaries, we communists go to the front.’
The National Theater of Cuba ratified its commitment to the defense of the Revolution and culture.
According to Yusuam Palacios, president of Movimiento Juvenil Martiano, the Cuban leader carries in himself the spirit of the martyrs of Humboldt 7, young people massacred by Fulgencio Batista’s dictatorship on April 20, 1957, and he mentioned his dignity and decorum.
Diaz-Canel was born on April 20, 1960, in Santa Clara, the capital of the central province of Villa Clara, and in 1994 he became the PCC first secretary in that territory and later in the eastern province of Holguin.