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The social composition of Moncada insurgents

Fidel Moncada preso

The fact that the Cuban people were politically prepared and full of patriotic fervor in 1953 is made evident in the social composition of the revolutionary movement which the young attorney, Fidel Castro Ruz, was able to pull together in a short period of time following the military coup of March 10, 1952, carried out by Fulgencio Batista, and promptly recognized by the United States government, practically on the eve of general elections scheduled for June 1 that year.

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Cultural gala and provincial event in Granma to celebrate July 26th

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Today Tuesday the 24th, to be held in Santiago de Cuba’s Heredia Theater is a cultural gala to celebrate the 65th anniversary of the assaults on the Moncada and Carlos Manuel de Céspedes Garrisons. Television networks Cubavisión and Cubavisión Internacional will broadcast the event at a deferred time, 8:30 pm

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Raúl and Díaz-Canel congratulate the Nicaraguan people

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Army General Raúl Castro, first secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba, and Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, President of the Councils of State and Ministers, send messages of congratulations to Daniel Ortega and Rosario Murillo, Nicaraguan President and Vice President, respectively, on the 39th anniversary of the Sandinista Revolution.

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Cuban President Congratulates Venezuela for Independence Day

canel y Maduro

The Venezuelan press highlighted today the message sent by the Cuban president, Miguel Diaz-Canel, to the Venezuelan Government and people regarding the 207 years of the Declaration of Independence of the South American country. The President of Cuba ratified the commitment to strengthen the brotherhood and cooperation between both nations; that is why, the sovereignty of the two countries must be defended in front of international pretensions, according to Venezuelan News Agency.

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Centenary of the birth of Mandela and graduation of South African students celebrated in Cuba

Fidel Mandela

With the screening of a documentary that traces the shared history of South Africa and Cuba, featuring footage of meetings between Nelson Mandela and Fidel Castro, a political-cultural act began this Wednesday afternoon, to mark the centenary of the birth of the renowned leader of the struggle against apartheid.

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A model revolutionary

che monumento

Excerpts from Fidel’s speech delivered during the memorial ceremony for Comandante Ernesto Che Guevara, in Havana’s Plaza de la Revolución, October 18, 1967. “Che was one of those people who was liked immediately, for his simplicity, his character, his naturalness, his comradely attitude, his personality, his originality …

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Díaz-Canel tours sites of social and economic importance in Havana

Diaz Canel en La Habana

Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, toured sites of social and economic importance in Havana, yesterday May 16, as part of a two day visit the Council of Ministers is conducting in the capital to assess progress on resolving a number of pressing issues. He was accompanied by Mercedes López Acea, Political Bureau member and first secretary of the Party’s Havana Provincial Committee, and Reynaldo García Zapata president of the Provincial Assembly of People’s Power.

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What happened in Cassinga?

casinga

Located 250 kilometers from Angola’s southern international border, in the area of Cassinga, a refugee camp was established to receive those fleeing the South African occupation of neighboring Namibia. On the morning of May 4, 1978, the daily activities of the 3,000 refugees were interrupted by an unexpected storm of cluster bombs and machine gun fire.

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For a more beautiful, orderly city

Diaz Cannel Habana

A broad program including Havana’s 15 municipalities is underway to reach the 500th anniversary of its founding with a more beautiful and orderly city, and make the date one of the most important events of 2019.

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Days of combat

Fidel 23 y 12 abril 1961

Rumors of the fighting were heard during the dawn hours. It was at a distance. I went out on the balcony. From the heights of Vedado, militia men ran down the hill as they finished buttoning their uniform shirts. Right away, the news began to spread. They had bombed the Ciudad Libertad airport. We were in the prelude to an imminent invasion, expected since the United States had broken diplomatic relations. We were on the eve of Playa Girón. (on the Bay of Pigs)