Patria International Colloquium in Havana Cuba is closed News

Patria International Colloquium in Havana, Cuba is closed | News

The second edition of the Patria International Colloquium closed this Friday with a political-cultural show on the steps of the University of Havana, in Cuba.


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The final activity was scheduled for March 14, but was postponed due to weather conditions, and included the participation of intellectuals, thinkers, and politicians from various countries, as well as a concert by the Buena Fe group.

The Mexican militant of the National Regeneration Movement (Morena), Daniel Tovar, thanked the Union of Cuban Journalists (Upec) for the work carried out for months to carry out the event, which for two days promoted reflection on contemporary journalism in a digital confrontation scenario.

“Not only did they call us to reflect on what is happening in the world today with social networks, hate speech, with false news, but first and foremost they are calling us to organize, articulate, and act together. in this new scenario,” he said.

Likewise, Tovar highlighted that one of the lessons of the colloquium was based on the need to act in an articulated and collective manner to face the big media monopolies.

“In the face of hate speech, in the face of misinformation, our response has to be art, culture, love, joy, hope. And it has to be an organized response, with passion and not only in public squares but also in the digital field”, she underlined.

In this sense, he urged those present to endorse the cause of the defense of the processes of change in Latin America, accompanying the Governments as part of the militancy in the digital field.

Among those attending the closing ceremony are the President of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, and the member of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba (PCC) Roberto Morales Ojeda.

The Patria International Colloquium brought together more than 50 foreign guests and Cuban specialists who discussed issues associated with hate speech, misinformation and the US blockade of Cuba.