Articles of Santiago de Cuba

News »

How can we redouble the strengths of local development?

cuba cria pollos

Located in the irregular topography on the southern slope of the Lomerío de la Gran Piedra, with limited sources of water, “La Fortaleza” farm owes its name to the laborious hands and entrepreneurial spirit of Aida Dolz Mariño, a woman who arrived there with her family from the city 25 years ago.

News »

All scientific work must have an impact on the nation’s progress

Canel Santiago de C uba

As part of the Cuban government’s proactive insistence on increasing links between scientific work and the rest of the country’s productive sectors, to make concrete contributions to the national economy, the government visit led by President of the Republic Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez to Santiago de Cuba included in a discussion with directors, researchers, graduates and students at the Universidad de Oriente. The President learned how the institution of higher learning is playing a leading role in the province’s strategy to increase the food supply.

News »

Santiago, for all of Cuba

26 dejulio

Santiago, your history has earned you the title of heroic, and no word defines you better. You know well what it took to raise the Revolution from its foundations. Many days, you wore red and your exceptional children became the upholders of Martí’s ideals. You wept for those who gave their lives to the cause, you understood their hatred for the murderers who sought to dash their dreams, and never gave in. You were, are, and will be the fertile land where seeds of a better future grow.

News »

The story of the Rebel Army’s First Front to be told in Santiago museum

museo Santiago de Cuba

As a key part of the region’s extraordinary history of struggle – beginning with the landing of the Granma expeditionaries and the rebel columns that spread from the Sierra Maestra across the country, culminating with Comandante en Jefe Fidel Castro Ruz announcing the triumph of the Revolution – the José Martí First Front will soon have its own museum here.

News »

Santiago de Cuba to host the country’s most modern hotel

Hote Santiago

“Invite me to the inauguration of this beautiful hotel project,” wrote Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba, to the directors and specialists of the No.15 Design Enterprise (Emproy-15) of this city, responsible for what will be the most modern installation of its type in the country. “These words written on the project presentation are the best I’ve heard in my 18 years as an architect,” confessed Josué Pérez Acosta, responsible for the hotel’s attractive design. Due to its magnificence, such a work entails an honorable commitment and a professional challenge for all those involved.

News »

Living history

Santiago dia martires

At 20-some years of age, life is a dream. The future is to be discovered and goals set. It is not a time to think of death.The departure of a young person is all the more painful, in the face of so much hope cut short. This was the sentiment that moved heroic Santiago that July 31, 1953, when the dictatorship was obliged to concede the streets to the indignant people bearing the bodies of Frank País García and Raúl Pujol.

News »

Raúl Castro: No matter how great the challenges, our people will defend their socialist Revolution

Raul discurso

Closing remarks by Raúl Castro, First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba, during the political-cultural act to mark the 65th anniversary of the Assaults on the Moncada and Carlos Manuel de Céspedes Garrions, held this morning in the heroic city of Santiago de Cuba

News »

Minute to minute: Cuba celebrates National Rebellion Day

basura-contaminacion-plasticos-300

The act is presided by Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba. Follow our updates on this national celebration here and on our Facebook page. None of those who had the privilege of participating in these actions under the command of Fidel, could imagine that we would still be here today, in a free country.

News »

A patriotic, renovated El Cobre greets Díaz-Canel

Diaz El Cobre

Residents enthusiastically welcomed the President yesterday, during his visit to the internationally known community of El Cobre, with more than 18,400 inhabitants, 22 kilometers from the provincial capital. Díaz-Canel’s first stop – accompanied by members of the Central Committee Lázaro Expósito Canto and Beatriz ­Johnson Urrutia, Party first secretary in the province and president of the Provincial Assembly of People’s Power, respectively

News »

A visit to the birthplace of the Revolution

Diaz Santiago

Located in the Chicharrones People’s Council in this provincial capital, is the Armando García Aspuru Middle School, the first site visited by Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers, on his June 20 tour here.