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Raul congratulates Vietnam on the 90th anniversary of the country’s Communist Party

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The First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba, Army General Raul Castro Ruz, today conveyed his congratulations to Vietnam, on the occasion of the 90th anniversary of the founding of the country’s Communist Party. Raúl reaffirmed the importance Cuba affords the relations of brotherhood and cooperation shared with Vietnam, while highlighting the celebration of six decades since the establishment of diplomatic ties between the two countries this year.

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Sixty years of international relations based on the exercise of Cuban sovereignty


Cuba’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs commemorated its 60th anniversary yesterday with the participation of President Diaz-Canel, who stated that the institution is the Revolution’s first battle trench abroad, and has played an exemplary role in defending our international policy

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Fidel unites us

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With the dawn’s first light, and the placement of a floral wreath beside the monumental boulder where the ashes of Comandante en Jefe Fidel Castro Ruz rest, in Santa Ifigenia Cemetery, the tribute to the historical leader of the Cuban Revolution began on the third anniversary of his physical disappearance. The city he called “the strongest stronghold of the Revolution,” marched again with Comandante en Jefe Fidel Castro Ruz, on the third anniversary of Army General Raul Castro Ruz’s farewell.

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Determined to preserve the freedom won

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Sixty-three years later, the decision of the Cuban people, progenitor of the men who landed on December 2, 1956, to bring definitive independence to the homeland, remains the same: to be free or die in defense of what has been won. Thus, the historic day could not pass without a tribute to those who made the dream possible, from the first – Carlos Manuel de Céspedes, Mariana Grajales, José Martí and Fidel Castro – to the hundreds of humble men and women who have given their lives to gain a republic, with all and for the good of all.

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Across the waves, a ship of hope

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With the Granma yacht’s landing, December 2, 1956, following its epic crossing from Mexico, those aboard would become the first combatants in the final stage of Cuba’s liberation struggle, and the date would mark the founding of the Revolutionary Armed Forces. Freedom is a human right, but on this island, it is a natural condition. Those who inhabit Cuba, and honor it as their homeland, see its infinite and indomitable destiny as free, like the sea.

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Maduro celebrates Venezuela-Cuba cooperation anniversary


The president of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro, celebrated on Wednesday the 19th anniversary of the first integration project signed between the Bolivarian nation and Cuba, to open the way to cooperation for the development of both peoples. In a message broadcast on Twitter, the Venezuelan president assured that this great step of brotherhood marked the union in Latin America.

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Camilo lives and triumphs with his people


The Revolution alive, and its people rejecting the word surrender is our best tribute to Camilo, said Susely Morfa, first secretary of the Union of Young Communists National Committee, during the commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the physical disappearance of Comandante Camilo Cienfuegos, yesterday in Havana.

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Being like Che, today and tomorrow


“I am” or “I will be” is perhaps the most recurrent personal dilemma, in terms of revolutionary ethics, that Che’s memory provokes. This challenging question weighs heavy in the hearts of conscious individuals, well aware of the living force of Ernesto Guevara’s impeccable example. It is clear, first of all, that this is not a question for everyone, since he does not mean the same thing for everyone. A man becomes a symbol only for those who share his dreams, while for others he is simply an historical figure, albeit a renowned one.

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Cuba celebrates 70th anniversary of the People’s Republic of China


With the presence of Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, first secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba; Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, President of the Councils of State and Ministers; and other authorities, the 70th anniversary of the People’s Republic of China’s founding was celebrated yesterday at Minfar headquarters in Havana.

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Comandante Juan Almeida in life


f0025499The Cuban people always considered it the third most important figure of the Cuban Revolution after Fidel and Raúl. Along with Armando Mestre, Almeida met the young Fidel at the University of Havana following the Batista coup of March 10, 1952. A revolutionary was born.