Articles of Fidel Castro

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Fidel holds friendly encounter with President of Portugal

FIdel y Portugal

Fidel and the Portuguese President discussed various topics on the international agenda, as well as the ties of friendship which unite the two countries: the backdrop against which the European leader’s visit to Cuba is taking place.

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Cordial encounter between Fidel and Algerian Prime Minister

Fidel Argelia

Comandante en Jefe Fidel Castro Ruz and His Excellency Abdelmalek Sellal, Prime Minister of the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria, held a cordial meeting on October 13.

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Fraternal meeting between the Chinese Premier and Fidel

Fidel y China

On the afternoon on Sunday, September 25, compañero Li Keqiang, member of the Standing Committee of the Central Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China and Premier of the People’s Republic of China, paid a friendly visit to Comandante en Jefe, Fidel Castro Ruz, as part of an official visit to the island.

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Fidel & Raúl honor Comandante de la Revolución Juan Almeida

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Floral wreaths Comandante en Jefe Fidel Castro and Army General Raúl Castro were presented during a tribute to Comandante de la Revolución Juan Almeida Bosque, commemorating the 7th anniversary of his death, yesterday September 11, in this mountain community, in the municipality of Contramaestre, Santiago de Cuba province.

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“Fidel the Guerrilla in 2015–16 and Beyond”

Fidel guerrillero opinión foro

During Obama’s historic visit to Cuba on March 20–23, 2016, I was commentating on the event with Cuban colleagues for the Caracas-based TeleSUR television network. On the Cuban side, the event was overshadowed by Cuban diplomacy skillfully led, in a complex situation, by President Raúl Castro and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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¡Fidel 90 y más!: A Revolutionary Legacy

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“There are men who struggle for a day and they are good. There are men who struggle for a year and they are better. There are men who struggle many years, and they are better still. But there are those who struggle all their lives: These are the indispensable ones.” – Bertolt Brecht

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World Social Forum 2016 honors Fidel on 90th birthday

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The event, dedicated to the leader of the Cuban Revolution, will be held at the WSF’s headquarters at the University of Quebec, in Montreal.
The WSF is the largest gathering of civil society to find solutions to the problems of our time. Launched in Brazil in 2001, every year the Forum brings together thousands of individuals from around the world, who participate in numerous activities.

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A white bird soars through time

Fidel Guayasamin

ALTHOUGH the universally acclaimed Ecuadorian painter Oswaldo Guayasamín reiterated in multiple interviews that he only knew how to paint, many of his comments, jealously safeguarded at the foundation which bears his name, indicate the contrary. He was humanist, a thinker, from the canvas to the word.
The artist has no way at all to avoid his era, since it is his only opportunity

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Moncada Attack: Lessons From the Birth of the Cuban Revolution

Fidel Raul y Ché

In 1953, when virtually all the progressive and revolutionary forces in Cuba offered no viable solution to oppose the U.S.-backed Batista dictatorship, Fidel Castro and his comrades did indeed work out a path. It was a route characterized by game-changing statements inexorably coupled with exceptionally courageous deeds, out of which emerged the July 26 Movement.

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New Book Highlights Relevance of Fidel’s Address to Intellectuals

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The book “Un texto absolutament vigente” (An Absolutely Current Text) gathers articles about the speech ” Words to intellectuals” given by Fidel Castro in 1961 and stresses the relevance of that address in today’s Cuba.