Che's daughter to speak at Miami Five Vigil this Wednesday
Campaign News | Friday, 10 October 2014
Aleida Guevara - paediatrician, medical mission veteran and daughter of Che - will speak at CSC's annual Candlelight Vigil for the Miami Five outside the US Embassy, 24 Grosvenor Square, London, W1A 2LQ on Wednesday 3 December 2014.
The vigil marks 16 years since the arrest of the Five, and Aleida will be joined by other speakers from across the British trade union and labour movement as well as legal and celebrity supporters of the Five.
Aleida will also be a guest speaker at Latin America 2014 on Saturday 29 November at the TUC's Congress House.
Please join us and Aleida Guevara, daughter of Che, to mark the 16th anniversary of the arrest of the Miami Five.
Free the Miami Five
US Embassy Candlelight Vigil
with special guest from Cuba
Aleida Guevara, daughter of Che
Plus other guest speakers including:
Len McCluskey (GS, Unite)
Jeremy Corbyn MP
Paul Maskey MP
Grahame Morris MP
Roger McKenzie (AGS, Unison)
Christine Blower (GS, NUT)
Mick Cash, (GS, RMT)
Steve Gillen (GS, POA)
Sally Hunt (GS, UCU)
Mick Whelan (GS, ASLEF)
Manuel Cortes (GS, TSSA)
Chris Baugh (AGS, PCS)
Paul Novak (AGS TUC)
Diana Holland (AGS Unite and Chair CSC)
Rodney Bickerstaffe (former Unison GS)
Miriam Palacious (Cubans in the UK)
Father Geoff Bottoms (Catholic priest)
Andy de la Tour (actor)
Steve Cottingham (OH Parsons Solicitors)
Doug Christie (Thompsons Solicitors)
Elizabeth Woodcraft (Barrister/Coordinator of the International Inquiry)
Fabien Valez (musician)
With readings, poetry and music
Plus speakers from the labour movement, Latin America and celebrity supporters of the Miami Five
Please start mobilising for this vigil to mark the 16th year of their unjust imprisonment today. Put the date in your diary and share this post today.
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en">
Aleida Guevara, daughter of <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/che?src=hash">#che</a> to speak for <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Miami5?src=hash">#Miami5</a>, London-3 December <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/loscinco?src=hash">#loscinco</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/freecuban5">@freecuban5</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/rene4the5">@rene4the5</a> please RT <a href="http://t.co/YYVloJECxp">pic.twitter.com/YYVloJECxp</a>- CubaSolidarity (@CubaSolidarity) <a href="https://twitter.com/CubaSolidarity/status/522510233139437568">October 15, 2014</a></blockquote>
<script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>