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Fidel Castro's Niece to Receive OFL Workers' Rights Award at World Pride

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 06/26/14 -- The Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) will present Mariela Castro Espin with the OFL Outstanding Workers' Rights Advances Award for 2014. Ms. Castro Espin is a Member of the Cuban Parliament and Director of the Cuban National Center for Sex Education (CENESEX).

She is also the daughter of current Cuban president Raul Castro and feminist and revolutionary Vilma Espin, and is the niece of former president Fidel Castro.


What:   Workers' Rights Award Presentation at World Pride

Who:    Mariela Castro Espin, Cuban Member of Parliament (Award Recipient)
        Sid Ryan, President of the Ontario Federation of Labour
        Marie Clarke Walker, Executive Vice-President of the Canadian Labour
        Congress

When:   Thursday, June 26, 2014
        7:00 pm - 8:00 pm (award presentation at approx. 7:30 pm)

Where:  CLC International Labour Reception
        Pride Labour House (OPSEU Offices)
        31 Wellesley Street, Lower level, Toronto

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