Articles of Fidel Castro

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Speech by Commander-In-Chief Fidel Castro on his arrival in Havana on 8 January 1959

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The people are listening, the revolutionary fighters are listening, and the regular troops – whose fate is in our hands – are listening also. I believe this to be a turning point in our history: the tyranny has been overthrown. The rejoicing is immense. But there is still much to be done. We mustn’t fool ourselves into believing that the future will be easy; everything may be more difficult in the future.

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The legend has not died

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y generation was born in the first years following the triumph of the Revolution of 1959, and some of us in the months beforehand. When the bearded ones took Santiago, and later reached Havana in the caravan, the People’s Republic of China had existed only a decade and the socialist states in Europe had barely reached their 15th anniversaries

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Address by Commander in Chief Fidel Castro Ruz at Céspedes Park in Santiago de Cuba, on the 1st of January of 1959

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It was being said that today at 2 o’clock in the afternoon we were being expected in the capital of the Republic and I was the first person to be amazed (SHOUTING AND APPLAUSE) because I was one of the first people to have been surprised by that traitorous and confabulated coup this morning in the capital of the Republic.

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Fidel’s doves

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Doves are a symbol of candor, simplicity, peace. They have a great sense of direction, are one of the fastest flying birds, and have an acute sense of sight.

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Fidel: An example of revolutionary conviction and permanent faith in victory

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Raúl Castro’s words, as early as 1959, summed up the significance of Fidel’s example and his lasting presence among the Cuban people

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Fidel is incarnated in the hearts of millions of Cubans and admirers throughout the world

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We evoke him dressed in his customary olive green uniform with its epaulets of Comandante en Jefe, with his upright gait, friendly manner, inquisitive gaze; and the deep anti-imperialist convictions he shared with Martí; his iron will to overcome the hardest blows, his wisdom… and above all his infinite love for humanity, for the poor, to whom he dedicated his entire life.

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Fidel and his special focus on culture

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Fidel placed particular emphasis on the development of Cuban culture from the very first, intense years of the Revolution. He is closely linked to the foundation of the most important and renowned cultural institutions of the island.

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Dialogue among youth, with Fidel always in mind

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Faithful to the legacy of Fidel Castro, young people in Pinar del Río are discussing current challenges facing the world’s population and the conquests of the Revolution, while reiterating their pride as Cubans, as part of the Provincial Festival of Youth, August 7-8. Spirited delegates attending the event met in different venues in the city and reaffirmed their commitment to continue perfecting socialism.

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Honorary Chair for the study of Fidel’s thought created at the University of Havana

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The legacy of the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, will be the object of systematic research at the University of Havana, following the constitution of the Honorary Chair in the study of his thought and work.

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Fidel inspired me to overcome adversity

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Until recently, Juan Comingues was unknown to Cubans. He has been gaining notoriety on the island since November 27, 2016, after dedicating a goal to Comandante en Jefe Fidel Castro, raising his official jersey to reveal a vest with the message “¡Hasta la Victoria Siempre Fidel!” written on it.