Radio Havana Cuba

A friendly voice around the world

  • Follow Us on

#NoMasBloqueo #SolidaridadVsBloqueo

Cubans To Pay Tribute to Victims of Barbados Terrorist Attack

Havana, October 5 (RHC)-- Cubans will pay tribute to the victims of the mid-air sabotage bombing of a Cuban passenger plane off the coasts to Barbados on October 6th, 1976.

The planned activities include the already traditional pilgrimage to Cristobal Colon Cemetery here in Havana.

The terrorist attack claimed that lives of all 73 people aboard, among them 24 members of the Cuban national fencing team, who were returning home from Caracas, Venezuela, where they have just won in the 4th Central American and Caribbean Fencing Championship. 

Other planned activities to mark the 41st anniversary of the abominable act include rallies across the country and meetings with families of the victims.

The terrorist plot was orchestrated by two notorious international terrorists of Cuban origin Luis Posada Carriles and Orlando Bosch Ávila.

Edited by Pavel Jacomino
Commentaries
MAKE A COMMENT
  • Jorge Arreaza: Cuba and Venezuela are sister nations and we are on the right side of history
  • Vietnamese deputy prime minister and foreign minister concludes official visit
  • RHC's Regular Program DXERS UNLIMITED, with Professor Arnaldo 'Arnie' Coro
  • U.S. academic says Washington's wars of aggression lead to more harm than good to the United States itself
  • RHC's scientific and medical review
  • RHC's Arts Roundup
NUMBER OF HITS/VISITORS

5946055

  • Max: 19729
  • yesterday: 3262
  • today: 2289
  • online: 112
  • total: 5946055