Mexican navy school ship visits Cuba

 havana-live-school-ship-MÉXICO (3)HAVANA,  Jun 15 (acn) Huasteco school ship, belonging to the United Mexican States Navy, will hold its second official visit to Cuba, which began on Sunday when arriving at the port of Havana and will last until June 19, Granma newspaper reported.

This visit is part of the 2015 training trip of the vessel with third year cadets of the Naval Academy, said frigate captain Aristeo Aguilar Meza, commander of the ship.

The stay in the port of Havana or in any other port in Cuba, he added, is always considered within the training voyages made by the cadets.

The ship’s crew and chiefs will pay tribute today to the heroes Jose Marti and Benito Juarez in the monuments at Central Park and the one at Presidents Avenue, respectively.

They will also make a courtesy visit to the president of the Provincial Assembly of People’s Power and the Head of the Revolutionary Navy, as well as to other places of historical and cultural interest.

The Huasteco can be visited today from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm; on Tuesday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm and on Wednesday 17 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

After completing its visit to Cuba, the ship will sail on a five days journey for Cartagena de Indias, Colombia.