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Fidel faces the empire: Plan against Plan

Fidel 26 julio

This August 13, the Commandante en Jefe would have turned 93. The validity of his thought and action remains clear and serves to guide progressive, social justice efforts around the world

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Reborn

biran

“Cuba dawns in tribute. Ninety-three years since the birth of the inheritor of Martí’s legacy, the undefeated leader who survived more than 600 attempts on his life, and faced, without concessions, 11 U.S. administrations. Fidel lives because his ideas live,” tweeted the President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, yesterday, August 13. In a later message, he reported

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Intellectuals and artists for peace, an unwavering commitment

Paloma

Seventy years after the National Congress for Peace and Democracy was founded, Cuban artists, intellectuals, academics, and activists meeting in Havana recalled the need for permanent mobilization against increasing imperialist aggression, accentuated by the current U.S. administration, and the clear incompatibility of such actions with human progress.

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The world will see what we are capable of doing and the world will join us in our resistance

Canel discurso 26

Speech delivered by Miguel M. Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers, during the national commemoration of the 66th anniversary of the assaults on the Moncada and Carlos Manuel de Céspedes Garrisons, held in the Plaza de la Patria, Bayamo, Granma, July 26, 2019, Year 61 of the Revolution.

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Following the steps of Roberto Fernández Retamar into the future

F retamar y Raùl

Figures around the world mourn the poet’s farewell at 89 years of age. Setting aside the grief, they speak of gratitude and of his abiding presence. Just a few months ago, the distinguished intellectual Roberto Fernández Retamar, on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of Casa de las Américas, called on those present to remember the future.

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Mariana Grajales: Mother of the homeland

Mariana Grajales

This July 12 marks 204 years since the birth of a quintessential Cuban woman, Mariana Grajales Coello, Mother of all Cubans. She is recognized not only as the mother of heroes like Liberation Army Lieutentant General Antonio Maceo y Grajales, but also for establishing an exceptional example of human conduct under adverse conditions in her own home, educating all her children to take the road to freedom for Cuba under the yoke of Spanish colonialism.

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The enchanted villa

Sspiritus

Conservative, but inexorably modern, medieval, and Mediterranean – modest and proud at the same time – the city celebrates its 505th anniversary this June 4, committed to maintaining its beauty, preserving its patrimony, and honoring its residents’ valor.

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Gabriel García Márquez, your word is life

Fidel Garcia Marquez

This is an excerpt from a speech that is consistent with his conduct and social commitment, delivered with the title of “La soledad de América Latina,” (The solitude of Latin America), words that seem made for these days, as imperialism tramples the dreams of Latin Americans.

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Cienfuegos shines on its bicentennial

Cienfuegos

Celebrating its two hundred years without a wrinkle is this city, blessed by the sea and heir to ancient legends, founded in 1819 with the name of Fernandina de Jagua by Frenchman Don Luis Declouet, today Cienfuegos, loved by Benny Moré and all those who come to visit.

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Living without a price

Raul y Ramiro

Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, first secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee, and Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, President of the Councils of State and Ministers, congratulated founders and members of State Security forces on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of their creation.