Diaz-Canel tours Argentina's Historic Center

Diaz-Canel visited ESMA Memory Site Museum. Photo/@PresidenciaCuba

By: Angelica Paredes

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina.- The President of the Republic of Cuba, Miguel Diaz-Canel, visited his Wednesday the ESMA Museum of Memory Site, in Argentina.

The building where the Officers Casino was at the time of the dictatorship, is currently an evidence of state terrorism; the Clandestine Detention, Torture and Extermination Center of the Mechanic School of the Army operated there.

Several survivors who were imprisoned in that center accompanied the Cuban President during the visit to the museum; there were more than 5,000 prisoners and only 200 managed to survive.

During this Wednesday, Diaz-Canel held a meeting at Casa Rosada, the headquarters of the Government, with Argentine President Alberto Fernandez, and also met at the headquarters of the Congress with Vice President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner.