New centre in Havana celebrates the life of the late Cuban leader as the island faces a growing economic crisis.
The island has a strong homegrown biotechnology industry and is exporting vaccines to other developing nations.
Cubans say having fled economic crisis at home, applying for asylum in Greece fraught with challenges.
Garcia helped organise planned protests in Cuba that did not materialise amid pressure from authorities.
Founder of opposition group Archipelago was a central figure in major protests that rocked Cuba in July.
Archipelago says more than 100 people were detained on Monday as security forces prevented protesters from gathering.
Prominent dissidents say they were confined to their homes as police flooded the streets to head off planned protests.
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Havana has banned Monday’s planned march, which comes after rare demonstrations broke out in the island country in July.
Guillermo Farinas was arrested on Friday, his family said, three days before opposition figures plan to hold a protest.
Cuba saw rare public protests in July over rising living costs, food shortages and the continuing US embargo.
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Organisers say the government is militarising the country for the upcoming civil liberties demonstrations.
Both countries plan to repatriate those stopped amid deepening economic and political crises in Haiti.