(Weekly Organ of the Communist Party of India (Marxist)
September 11, 2011
Comrade Julio Casas Regueiro
September 6, the Central Committee of the Communist Party of India
condoled the death of Comrade Julio Casas Regueiro, vice president of
Yechury, member of the Polit Bureau and head of the International
the CPI(M), went to the Embassy of Cuba in
Hari Singh Kang, member, Central Secretariat of the CPI(M), and R Arun Kumar, member, International Department of the CPI(M), accompanied him.
The condolence message sent by the CPI(M) is reproduced below.
The Communist Party of India (Marxist) is deeply saddened to hear the news of the passing away of Comrade Julio Casas Regueiro, member of the Polit Bureau of the Cuban Communist Party, vice president of the Council of the State and minister of the Revolutionary Armed Forces.
Regueiro, one of the founders of the Cuban Communist Party, played a
role in the struggle against the Batista dictatorship. He lived an
life dedicated to the consolidation of the Cuban revolution and
construction. His death at this critical juncture is a great loss not
the Cuban Communist Party, but also to socialist
The CPI (M) dips its banner in memory of the departed comrade and conveys its heartfelt sympathies to the Cuban Communist Party and his family members.