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Cuba Hosts Sao Paulo Forum Meeting

Havana, Apr 29 (Prensa Latina) The Sao Paulo Forum’s working group meets today at this capital’s Confererce Center, with the representation of about 40 political and social organizations of the continent.

One hundred delegates from 20 countries attend the event in Havana, which should approve the draft proposal of the 19th annual meeting of the Forum, to be held from July 31 to August 4 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

The Communist Party of Cuba (PCC), founder and member of the Working Group, will propose the participants to discuss the document “The need for the unity of the left in Latin America and the Caribbean.”

Delegates will learn about the updating of the Cuban socialist model, particularly the implementation of the resolutions of the 6th Congress of the PCC about this issue.

According to the event’s organizers, the structural crisis of the capitalist system and a plan of solidarity with the Bolivarian process in Venezuela will be issues under discussion.

Prior to the meeting, Jose Ramon Balaguer, member of the Secretariat and head of the International Relations department of the PCC, received here the Forum’s executive secretary Valter Pomar.

Pomar is also a member of the national leadership of the Workers’ Party (PT) of Brazil, driving force along with other parties of this left and progressive parties group of the continent.