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04.05.06.: Theodorakis met the eldest daughter of Che Guevara

Meeting with the Che's daughter (Photo: Rizospastis)

Aleida Guevara, eldest daughter of legendary revolutionary Ernesto "Che" Guevara, met with world renowned Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis at his house during the afternoon of 4 May 2006. She was accompanied by the General Secretary of the Greek Communist Party, Aleka Papariga.

Theodorakis spoke warmly about the Che, whom he had personally met.

According to an announcement by the Communist Party of Greece (KKE), also present at the meeting was KKE Secretary General Aleka Papariga. Keen interest was expressed in the life and struggles of Che and in the developments in Cuba as well as throughout Latin America.

Aleida Guevara, a 46-year-old doctor working in Havana, expressed her appreciation for Theodorakis' artistic work and for his particular contribution to the solidarity movement with the people of Cuba "in the struggle against the exclusion and the imperialistic interventions".

Theodorakis, Aleida Guevara, Alega Papariga (Photo: Rizospastis)

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