Preparations in Full Swing for CELAC Summit

Havana, Cuba, Jan 15 (acn) – All conditions are being created at Havana’s Pabexpo Pavilion, usual exhibit ground of international trade shows, to host the 2nd Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), which will take place in just 10 days.

A local TV report explained about modern technical equipment being set up to guarantee live transmissions of plenary meetings and other activities on the agenda of the important regional forum.
The local and international media accredited in Cuba will be provided with 100 computers, 160 connection sites, transmission lines and remote systems in order to broadcast the activities of the summit to the country and the world.
Meeting rooms and other areas are being decorated according to a design whose prevailing colors are those of the Cuban flag, red, white and blue.
The summit will take place amidst commemorations on the island for the 161st birthday of National Hero Jose Marti.
The Community of Latin American and Caribbean States is the first organization that brings together 33  independent countries of this part of the world, without the presence of the United States. The creation of the bloc was described by Cuban Revolution leader Fidel Castro as the most significant institutional development in the region in a whole century.