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Cablegate: Jamaica: Day of Solidarity with the Cuban

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DE RUEHKG #0454 1411907
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 201907Z MAY 08 ZDK
FM AMEMBASSY KINGSTON
TO SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 6358

UNCLAS KINGSTON 000454

SIPDIS

STATE FOR WHA/CCA
WHA/PDA - CHAD WEST
WHA/CAR - JOE TILGHMAN

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: KDEM PHUM PREL KPAO SOCI CU JM XL
SUBJECT: JAMAICA: DAY OF SOLIDARITY WITH THE CUBAN
PEOPLE; RECONFIRMATION OF PLANS

REF: (A) STATE 45792

(B) STATE 46997
(C) STATE 51536

1. Post confirms the following activities in observance of Day of
Solidarity with the Cuban People:
* Linking to Solidarity Day websites on post's website;
* Providing op-ed to three major Jamaican newspapers and to radio
stations;
* Inviting Jamaican journalists to view interactive DVC with A/S
Shannon on May 20;
* Distributing flyers in consular waiting area;
* Inserting comments regarding Cuba in speeches made by post
officers;
* Encouraging IIP speaker on U.S. elections to compare our election
system to Cuba's;
* Encouraging embassy staff to dress in white on May 21 to show
solidarity with the Ladies in White.

2. As of Tuesday, May 20, there has been no media coverage.

JOHNSON

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