Articles of José Martí

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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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José Martí honored

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Floral wreaths on behalf of leader of the Revolution Fidel Castro Ruz and Army General Raúl Castro Ruz were placed in homage to José Martí at the mausoleum where his remains lie in the Santa Ifigenia Cemetery, on the 121st anniversary of his death.

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Obama pays homage to Cuban National Hero

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Obama pays homage to Cuban National HeroHAVANA, Cuba, Mar 21 (acn) US President Barack Obama paid homage to the Cuban National Hero, Jose Marti, this morning accompanied by the Cuban Vice-President Salvador Valdes Mesa

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Tribute to Martí on the 121st anniversary of the re-initiation of Cuba’s War of Independence

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Floral wreaths were laid on behalf of Comandante en Jefe Fidel Castro and the President of the Councils of State and Ministers, Army General Raúl Castro, at the mausoleum of Cuba’s national hero, José Martí, in a ceremony held this February 24, to commemorate the re-initiation of Cuba’s War of Independence.

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Cuban youth march for the homeland

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On the evening of January 27, the President of the Councils of State and Ministers of Cuba, Army General Raúl Castro Ruz attended the March of the Torches in honor of national hero José Martí, commemorating the 163rd anniversary of his birth. The Cuban President was accompanied by former Presidents of Uruguay, José (Pepe) Mujica, and the Dominican Republic, Leonel Fernández.

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Economics, ideology and the youth in times of uncertainty

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A series of talks took place in Havana this Tuesday, January 26, as part of the Second International Conference on the ideas of José Martí, entitled “With all, for the good of all”, addressing topics such as the global economy, culture and identity and the role of the youth.

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Illuminating the streets with the light of José Martí’s ideas

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This coming January 27, at 11:00pm, the March of the Torches, organized by the Federation of University Students (FEU), will set out from the University of Havana’s Grand Staircase, and head to the Fragua Martiana, illuminating the city’s streets with the light of José Martí’s ideas, on the 163rd anniversary of his birth.

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Walking New York With Cuba’s Revolutionary Poet

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Which way to walk in an endless city? Where to start when a place has so much to offer? Toward the Hudson or the East River? Broadway or Wall Street? Central Park or Greenwich Village? Zuccotti Park or the Empire State Building? The enormous scar of Ground Zero or the Statue of Liberty? To see a little of everything or a little bit in depth? What happens if you walk with the nineteenth century veil of José Martí’s New York chronicles?

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Cuba’s Fina Garcia Marruz Awarded Queen Sophia Prize for Ibero-American Poetry

Fina García Marruz

betta fish diseases p> Fina, born on April 28, 1923, has a degree on Social Sciences and she belonged to the group of Cuban poets and writers of the renowned magazine ‘Origenes’ (1944-1956), along with her late husband Cintio Vitier, Jose Lezama Lima and Eliseo Diego. Fina is one of Cuba’s most outstanding poets of

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Key remarks at the 10th Meeting of the Cuba-Venezuela Intergovernmental Commission

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This 10th Meeting of the Cuba-Venezuela Intergovernmental Commission coincides with the fifteenth anniversary of President Chavez’s first visit to our country and his memorable meeting with Commander in Chief Fidel Castro Ruz. For nearly a decade now, Cuba and Venezuela have committed the will of their governments and the efforts of their best sons and daughters to the joint construction of an example of humane and fraternal integration, thus making the ideas of our forefathers a reality.