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Cuban Presidency Calls to Celebrate the Triumph of the Revolution

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Cuba”s Presidency has called on the nation today to celebrate on January 1 the triumph of the Revolution on its 60th anniversary and highlighted the main ceremony on the occasion planned for Santa Ifigenia cemetery in Santiago de Cuba.

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Cubans Remember Fall in Combat of General Antonio Maceo

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Cubans commemorate this Friday the 122nd anniversary of the fall in combat of Major General of the independence Liberating Army Antonio Maceo, known in the island as the ”Bronze Titan”.

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Anniversary of the Granma landing celebrated in Santiago de Cuba

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The 62nd anniversary of the Granma expedition’s landing was commemorated with a tribute to the Revolutionary Armed Forces in Santiago de Cuba’s Santa Ifigenia cemetery where floral wreaths were placed in José Martí’s mausoleum in the name of Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, first secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba; President of the Councils of State and Ministers Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez; and the Cuban people.

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La Habana, 500 years of history and life

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Original peoples, Black slaves, pirates, the French, British, Chinese, and Spanish, are only a few of the many who populated Havana in its early years. Christened by Diego Velázquez as the Villa de San Cristóbal, in 1519, the city became one of the most important in the so-called New World.

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A party of Revolution

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President Díaz-Canel discusses the history and leading role in society of the Communist Party of Cuba, which represents the unity of all revolutionary forces, established on October 3, 1965, with the creation of its Central Committee

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The death of a President who lives on

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“A great black cloud rises from the flaming palace. President Allende dies at his post. The military kills thousands throughout Chile. (…) Señora Pinochet declares that the tears of mothers will redeem the country. Power, all power, is assumed by a military junta of four members, formed in the School of the Americas in Panama. Heading it is General Augusto Pinochet.”

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What has September 11 left us?

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In the following days, U.S. President George W. Bush repeated once and again that the crusade against terrorism would be a long one, announcing a new type of war, a total war, with no limits, that would mean conflicts, military interventions, new threats against states, against coalitions of states, and anything associated with the enemy, an abstraction named “evil,” always justified by the need to protect national security and the rights of those who make a business of these conflicts and their consequences.

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Involving everyone in the commemoration of Havana’s 500 years

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Involving everyone, the population as well as national, provincial, and municipal entities, in efforts to commemorate the 500th anniversary of Havana is a challenge, but the key to a better realization of the project.

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Cuban women of the 21st century

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We are Cuban women of the 21st century, as I recently read. We see our dreams on the horizon and are moving forward. We are not very different from the women who came before us. Our characteristics have stood the test of time, allowing us to accomplish so much of what has been achieved in the country.

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Sixty-five years since the assault on the future

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Yesterday Cubans of several generations began celebrations of the 65th anniversary of the assaults on the Moncada and Carlos Manuel de Céspedes Garrisons here, honoring martyrs and heroes of the simultaneous revolutionary actions of July 26, 1953.