Articles of Fidel Castro

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The celebration of a people carving out their own destiny: Fidel in every march, at every march

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Fidel was everywhere this May 1. He was present in the faces of joyful children who didn’t want to be left out and came to march with their parents; he was there in the strong soldier wearing his medals proudly parading, in the decorated Hero of Labor, or the humble campesino holding a photo of the Comandante.

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Men who fell so the nation could rise

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Who would have believed that night of April 9, 1959, amidst the terror and the bloodshed, amidst the mourning and the sadness, that within eight months, the homeland would be free, that within eight months, the criminals would be defeated, that within eight months, that pack of fierce wolves – so brave when they walked the streets murdering defenseless people …

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Fidel in the hearts of all

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The polished boulder bearing his name is a point of arrival and departure for many, experiencing a solemn moment that generates the awareness that here lies a father and a friend, the paradigm of the man who dreamed of a better world for all.

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Ten landmarks in Cuba-Vietnam relations

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On the occasion of a visit to our country by Nguyen Phu Trong, secretary general of the Communist Party of Vietnam, Granma offers a summary of events shared by the sister nations.

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Like a seed, the legacy of Fidel and Chávez continues to sprout

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The right place and the right time. This is how the recently concluded 15th Summit of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America-Peoples’ Trade Agreement (ALBA-TCP) could be described.

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For the preservation of the thought and work of Comandante en Jefe Fidel Castro Ruz

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DURING a meeting presided by Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, First Secretary of the Party Central Committee, a working group was established to prepare proposals to create an institution for the preservation of documentary heritage and the study and dissemination of the thought and work of Comandante en Jefe Fidel Castro Ruz.

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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.