Chinatown event welcomes Chinese Cuban generals

By Carole Lesnick
February 26, 2018
Militant/Carole Lesnick

HAVANA — The House of Chinese Arts and Traditions in Chinatown here hosted a presentation of Our History Is Still Being Written: The Story of Three Chinese Cuban Generals in the Cuban Revolution. The Feb. 13 event drew 60 working people, students and artists who use the cultural center, including members of Havana’s Chinese associations. Chen Xi, China’s ambassador to Cuba, was a featured speaker; he was joined by embassy political counselor Yao Fei. On panel from right are Mary-Alice Waters; Chen Xi (speaking); chair Martín Koppel; Gen. Gustavo Chui; Gen. Armando Choy; and Iraida Aguirrechu.