THE WORKERS' PARTY OF IRELAND

Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Cuban Victory at the Bay of Pigs

COMMEMORATING THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE

FIRST CUBAN VICTORY OVER US IMPERIALISM

AT THE

BAY OF PIGS

National Bay of Pigs Tour Programme

 

TOWN

DAY

EVENT

MORE INFO FROM

Limerick

Thursday,

14 April

18:00 hrs

Reinaldo Taladrid - Public meeting at the University of Limerick – Room C1061 in Main Building

Cuba Support Group

Contact: Nina Blodau  

Waterford

Thursday,

14 April

19:00 hrs.

Maria Aleida del Riego - Public meeting

Waterford Trades Council

Contact: Tommy Hogan

Ph: 086 1656818

Dublin

Saturday,

16 April

09.00 – 18.00

Liberty Hall Bay of Pigs Celebration

Day-Long Conference (see detailed programme below)

SIPTU / Cuba Support Group Contact: Simon McGuinness

 

 

 

 

Belfast

Monday,

18 April

19.00

Victor Dreke & Reinaldo Taladrid - Public meeting in Europa Hotel

With film, music and presentations

Sinn Fein and Workers Party

Contact Sean Murray

Ciaran McGeough

cpmcgeough@hotmail.com

 

Derry

Monday,

18 April

20.00

Maria Aleida del Riego - Public meeting in Sandino's

Sinn Fein

Contact Daisy Mules

Galway

Tuesday,

19 April

20.00

Victor Dreke & Reinaldo Taladrid - Public meeting in SIPTU Hall

Galway Trades Union Council

Contact: Pat Hardiman

Letterkenny

Tuesday,

19 April

19.00

Maria Aleida del Riego - Public meeting in Station House (Ramada) Hotel; with Cuban film “66 Hours”

Cuba Support Group

Contact: Bill O’Brien

Sligo

Wednesday, 20 April

Maria Aleida del Riego Public meeting in Glasshouse Hotel, Hyde Bridge

Organized by Declan Bree

Dundalk

Wednesday, 20 April

19.00

Reinaldo Taladrid - Public meeting venue TBA

Contact: Emma McArdle

Cork

Thursday,

21 April 19.30

Victor Dreke, Reinaldo Taladrid & Maria Aleida del Riego Public meeting in Connolly Hall.

Contact: John Bowen 

DAY LONG CONFERENCE AND VICTORY CELEBRATION

 

“We will March Onward”

 CUBA 2011: 50 Years of Socialism.

Celebrating the Gains, Confronting the Challenges

 

Saturday 16 April 2011, Liberty Hall, Dublin.

 

Featuring first ever address by a Cuban Veteran of the historic battle to an Irish audience and a screening of the Cuban documentary film “66 Hours” by Otto M. Guzmán, MUNDO LATINO.

 

Public Meetings in Cork, Galway, Limerick, Waterford, Sligo, Dundalk, Letterkenny, Belfast and Derry (14-21 April 2011)

 

CUBAN SPEAKERS:

Víctor Dreke, Bay of Pigs veteran. Deputy Chairman of the Association of Combatants of the Cuban Revolution.

Reinaldo Taladrid, Cuban journalist and political analyst.

María Aleida del Riego, Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples, Ireland Desk.

 

PROGRAMME

 

09:00 – 09:30     - Registration

 

09:30 – 10:30     - “66 Hours” documentary. The True   Story of Bay of Pigs.

                                      Directed by Otto M. Guzmán, MUNDO  LATINO.

 

10:30 – 10:45                 - Introduction

 

10:45 – 11:45     - Historical significance of the Bay of  Pigs Victory.

                                   

11:45 - 12:00                 - Coffee.

 

12:00 – 13:00     - Validity of the Cuban Revolution 50 years after declaring its socialist character.

                                     

13:00 – 14:00     - Lunch.

 

14:00 – 16:30     - Solidarity with Cuba (Presentations and adoption of Plan of Action)

·     The US blockade.

·     The EU Policy. EU Common Position on Cuba.

·     The Cuban 5.

 

16:30                            - Closing remarks. Adoption of the Final   Declaration.

 

17:00                            - Laying of wreath at the memorial to Commandant – General James  

                                      Connolly by Cuban veteran.

                                     

18:00                            - Internationale.

 

 

·         Register by e-mail                    

·         Bank account set up                       Account No.: 18810700

Sort Code: 99 06 58

Bank: Permanent TSB

12/13 Lr. O’Connell St.

Dublin 1

 

It will also be possible to register on the day at the conference

 

Admission: Waged: €10 / €5 Concessions

Peace, Work, Democracy, and Class Politics