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University Confers Castro Honorary Degree
Havana Television Service
BRS Assigned Document Number:    000016666
Report Type:         Daily Report             AFS Number:     FL2409234090
Report Number:       FBIS-LAT-90-186          Report Date:    25 Sep 90
Report Series:       Daily Report             Start Page:     8
Report Division:     CARIBBEAN                End Page:       8
Report Subdivision:  Cuba                     AG File Flag:   
Classification:      UNCLASSIFIED             Language:       Spanish
Document Date:       24 Sep 90
Report Volume:       Tuesday Vol VI No 186


City/Source of Document:   Havana Television Service

Report Name:   Latin America

Headline:   University Confers Castro Honorary Degree

Source Line:   FL2409234090 Havana Television Service in Spanish 0000 GMT 24
Sep 90

1.  [Text] Commander in Chief Fidel Castro, president of the Councils of State
and Ministers of Cuba, has been granted an honorary doctorate degree by the
Tomas Frias Autonomous University located in the City of Potosi, Bolivia. The
higher education center decided to confer the honorary doctorate degree on the
top Cuban leader as a public testimony and in recognition of his personal
abilities and historic contribution as leader of his country's revolutionary
process, states the resolution on the matter.  The document notes that the
leadership shown in the process is a testimony of President Fidel Castro's
personal dedication to the cause of justice to which the masses aspire. At the
same time, it adds that the Cuban leader's personality stands out in Latin
America because of the clarity of his thought and his permanent identification
with the interests of the countries of the region.