The tenth anniversary of the Cuban Federation of Women was celebrated in Havana recently with speeches and the presentation of awards by Prime Minister Fidel Castro.
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Background: The tenth anniversary of the Cuban Federation of Women was celebrated in Havana recently with speeches and the presentation of awards by Prime Minister Fidel Castro. In his speech to the Federation Dr. Castro warned countries against allowing their territory to be used as bases of aggression against Cuba.
The Cuban Federation of women has a membership of nearly ??? million and representatives from throughout the country attended the anniversary.
Dr. Castro said that Cuba would consider retaliation against countries that harboured bases aimed at aggression against Cuba.
Vilma Espin, President of the Federation, made a report on the progress of the organisation which seeks to promote the welfare and progress of Cuban women.