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Tobacco growers in Santiago towards greater efficiency and production

tabaco torcedores mujeres santiago de cuba smWorkers from the tobacco sector in Santiago de Cuba celebrated this May 29 Labor Day of the industry with an extensive program of activities that included increasing efficiency, production and quality as ratification to maintain the condition of the best Product of this type of the world and to preserve it as one of the main exports of Cuba.
That way they were ratified in the Unit The Business Base Unit (UEB) of Los Negros crooked tobaccos, located in the municipality of Contramaestre, which for the fourth consecutive year is placed at the forefront of its counterparts in the territory of Santiago, where aspiration A gradual rise in both cultivation and production, in accordance with the Guidelines of the Economic and Social Policy of the Party and the Revolution.
This group of 68 industrial workers, including 41 women, closed last year with more than 2 500 000 tobaccos for domestic consumption, a figure that allowed the program to be exceeded as a result of an optimum existence of raw material, as well as As well as the effort, dedication, sense of belonging and delivery of the group, which also marks good results in this stage of 2017.
A long day of activities developed by workers in the sector to celebrate the Labor Day Tobacco, held every year in memory of the birth of Lázaro Peña González, leader of the Cuban labor movement, who was born on May 29, 1911 in a humble home Of Havana.
Among the main actions were the celebration of productive days, recognition acts for prominent members, special morning sessions, competitions of fans and exchanges of founders of tobacco factories with the new generations, as well as the imposition of Carlos Baliño López Workers who have maintained a meritorious work in the sector, for more than 20 and 25 years.
The National Trade Union of Agricultural, Forestry and Tobacco Workers (SNTAFT) was set up in December 2016, after the merger of the agricultural and forestry union with the tobacco company, and is currently made up of more than 380 thousand 660 members, of which 47 thousand Of that last branch.

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