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The Great October Socialist Revolution marked a new era for humanity

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Today, in some media there is a tendency to diminish the importance of the Revolution that led to the founding of the world’s first socialist state and opened a path of hope, giving way to a new social regime that would show that a world free of exploiters and the exploited was possible. Attempts are made to diminish and even disregard the role played by its eminent leader, Vladimir Ilich Lenin.

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Film and the October Revolution

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What is certain is that the Nazis were so impressed by the film directed by Sergei Eisenstein that they wanted an equivalent for their cause, without considering the insurmountable difficulty that such a venture entailed: Potemkin was not only the reflection of a new social world on the rise against oppression.

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An aggression against US diplomats in Havana? A groundless story

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The unbelievable story of US diplomats that would have suffered hearing loss and other health problems during their tour of duty in Cuba, was published by the media in August last year. The first of such alleged incidents dates back to November 2016 and the last one to only a few weeks ago.

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Raúl recives Maria Eugénia Neto

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Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, President of the Councils of State and Ministers, received Maria Eugénia Neto, widow of the first president of the People’s Republic of Angola, Agostinho Neto, this Thursday, May 25.

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Cuba celebrates its African roots

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Cuba celebrated Africa Day this Thursday, May 25, with an event held in Havana, attended by members of the Party Political Bureau, Salvador Valdés Mesa, a vice president of the Council of State; Esteban Lazo Hernandez, president of the National Assembly of People’s Power; and Bruno Rodríguez

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Vietnam has fulfilled Ho Chi Minh’s dream

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The best homage of the Vietnamese people to Ho Chi Minh is to have amply fulfilled his dream of building a nation ten times more beautiful, after the destruction unleashed on the country by the U.S. Army.

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Martí lives on

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He was not seeking death, as some have erroneously contended, although José Martí was well aware of the very real possibility in wartime. It was logical that he should comment in his correspondence from the field to his Mexican friend Manuel Mercado: “I can write now… I am in danger of giving my life for the country every day.”

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Ernesto Guevara Memorial Complex undergoing restoration

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Restoration works are being undertaken on the Che Guevara Memorial Complex in the city of Santa Clara, in honor of the 50th anniversary of the guerilla hero’s death, and 20 years since his remains were laid to rest at the site.

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The lost pages of Che’s diary

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IN 1968, the year after Ernesto Guevara de la Serna’s assassination, the first edition of El Diario del Che en Bolivia (Che’s Bolivian Diary) was published in Cuba. This edition lacked 13 pages that had been censored by the Bolivian military.

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Cuba and the magic of its cities

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It is the architectural diversity of Cuban cities which make them so magical; with a wide array of styles spanning five centuries; featuring colonial and pre-baroque buildings as well as others from the modern and post-modern era.