A treasured image

Granma | 15 June, 2016

Milagros Rivera Pérez, chair of the Cuba Solidarity Committee in Puerto Rico and director of the Juan Ríus Rivera Brigade, treasures several photos with the leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, whom she describes as humanity’s best friend.

Both organizations work intensely to challenge the blockade laws imposed by the United States, which prohibit tourist travel by U.S. citizens to the Caribbean island, fight media campaigns aimed at attacking the Revolution, and demand the return of the illegally occupied territory of Guantánamo and an end to the genocidal economic, financial and commercial blockade maintained by successive White House administrations.

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