Fidel visits the World Economy Research Center

AT midday on July 13, Comandante en Jefe Fidel Castro Ruz visited the World Economy Research Center, where he was received by its director, Dr. Osvaldo Martínez.

Your browser may not support display of this image. For more than one hour, the leader of the Cuban Revolution exchanged opinions with the researchers at this prestigious center, discussing the grave danger of a new war in the Middle East and the terrible threat for our species that is the destruction of the environment before our very eyes.

The Comandante en Jefe called on those present to consider how the countries of Our America can confront such challenges and how to encourage new generations not to repeat the errors that have been made to date.

Fidel presented the participants in the meeting with a message of his own to be shared with economists from Cuba and other parts of the world.

Your browser may not support display of this image. The World Economy Research Center is a Cuban scientific institute attached to the Ministry of Science, Technology and the Environment (CITMA) which, for the past 30 years, has undertaken research into major issues related to the world economy, with particular emphasis on the problems affecting underdeveloped countries and proposing solutions for those problems. It is a reference center for the Latin American and Caribbean region and has organized a number of international events.

Bidding farewell to his hosts, Comandante en Jefe Fidel Castro was applauded by residents living in the vicinity of CIEM who, having learned of his presence at the center, went there to greet him. •

Translated by Granma International

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