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Colombian Communist Party congratulates PL on its anniversary

Bogota, Jun 11 (Prensa Latina) The secretary general of the Colombian Communist Party, Claudia Florez, today highlighted the imprint of the Prensa Latina news agency whose work, she said, shows the role and importance of revolutionary journalism.

On the occasion of the 65th anniversary of this multimedia platform, founded in Havana by Ernesto Che Guevara and the Argentinean journalist Ricardo Masetti, the political leader praised the commitment assumed by this media with the changes that Latin America needs.

It is a very important fact the 65th anniversary of Prensa Latina, which can be said to be the dean of the press for the left and for the Latin American communist parties, she said.

Florez took the opportunity to congratulate his group, which he also catalogued as a factor in the unity of what today is called alternative journalism.

We refer to Prensa Latina as the dean, as the school that we all want to do in our countries, Congratulations,” he exclaimed.

In addition to the General Secretary, other organizations, such as the Carlos Lozano Guillen School of Communication, joined in the congratulations from Colombia.

This entity sent a message to Prensa Latina in which it assured that it recognizes and joins the celebrations of its 65 years of struggle for the truth and the defense of the Revolution.

His commitment for the freedom of the peoples and his struggles for the truth feed the rebellious spark in the continent, he said.

Prensa Latina, born on June 16, 1959, became the first and most important alternative media in the region until today.

Its value, in the words of its president Luis Enrique Gonzalez, is linked to the need to speak with its own voice, as a pioneer and school of the struggle from the Global South against disinformation, manipulation and fake news.