The twenty-third meeting of the São Paulo Forum which takes place in Managua, Nicaragua, paid tribute to the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, and the heroic Cuban-Argentinean Commander Ernesto (Che) Guevara.
Over 300 delegates of social movements and leftist political parties in Latin America and the Caribbean gathered on the Forum dedicated cheers and applause to the two colossal figures of contemporary history.
The plenary remembered he legacy of the two icons of the Latin American left, creators of the struggle for sovereignty, independence and integration of peoples.
Speaking at the session, the Central Committee member of the Communist Party of Cuba (CPC) José Ramón Balaguer highlighted the revolutionary spirit and imperishable example of José Martí, Che and Fidel Castro, continued by former Raúl Castro.
The Forum of Sao Paulo will be held until next Tuesday and will be concluded on July 19 with the celebration of the 38th anniversary of the triumph of the Sandinista Popular Revolution.
In that sense, the executive secretary of the Forum, Monica Valente, said that this meeting is held in Nicaragua precisely in greeting to that anniversary.
Also celebrating the electoral triumph of the Sandinista National Liberation Front with the leadership of the president, Daniel Ortega, and the vice-president, Rosario Murillo.
Valente argued that the Sandinista Revolution has always been a source of inspiration and also a demonstration of the possibility of a change Latin America and the Caribbean for the benefit of the people.