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The pandemic has not undermined Cuba’s commitment to workers

CUba Trabajadores

When Cuba’s President attends the World Leaders’ Summit of the International Labor Organization, July 7, he will discuss the 36 government measures taken to address labor, wages and social security during the epidemic. If there is one thing that allows Cubans to hold our heads high in any international forum addressing the problems of our peoples.

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Morality as our banner

Cuba papalote

Once again, an attempt was made to manipulate the issue of human rights to discredit Cuba, following the same dishonest, 60-year-old prefabricated script. The double standards, political manipulation and selectivity in addressing the issue were deployed unsuccessfully, in an effort to overshadow our achievements before the world. The stage on this occasion was the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland.

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Cuba reopens its borders to international tourism

CUBA REABRE TURISMO

With an infrastructure constructed in harmony with nature over more than two decades, the Cuban beach resorts of Jardines del Rey and Cayo Santa María, off the northern coast of the provinces of Ciego de Ávila and Villa Clara, respectively, continue their consolidation as essential tourist destinations. Available, between the two, are 46 four and five-star hotels, with more than 19,000 rooms open to national and international tourism.

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Thirty years ago, the São Paulo Forum gave the left heart

FORO SAO AULO

Thirty years ago, on the initiative of Fidel Castro, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva and the Brazilian Workers’ Party, in an adverse context for the left around the world, when many believed that socialism was a dead-end and neoliberalism was advancing, the Encounter of Latin America and the Caribbean Political Parties and Movements, renamed the São Paulo Forum a year later, was held in São Paulo, July 2-4, 1990.

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Statement by Dr. Fidel Castro Ruz, President of the Republic of Cuba, upon decorating Juan Miguel González with the Carlos Manuel de Céspedes Order

Fidel y eLIAN

Five days earlier, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs had received his letter from November 27 requesting that it undertake the necessary procedures before the U.S. authorities for the return of his son Elián, a survivor of the wreckage of a makeshift boat that had illegally left from Cuba. The following day, the boy’s maternal grandmother made the same request in another letter.

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Centenary of a great poet: Eliseo Diego

Eliseo Diego

Eliseo DiegoJuly 2, 1920, was a great day for Cuba: one of the greatest poets in our history was born. Eliseo Diego was to have a peaceful childhood in his native Havana, and would grow up to become what he is, a key figure in Cuban letters, Latin American letters, and the Spanish language. He began his narrative work with En las oscuras manos del olvido (1942), when he was already a member of the famous staff at the magazine Orígenes.

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All of Cuba in recovery, defeating the pandemic

Cuba Covid, palomas

As has been reported, given measures adopted and the efforts of our people, all the country’s provinces, except Havana, are currently in the first phase of the first stage of post-COVID-19 recovery. It must be said that we were always aware that Havana would be the most difficult and complex site in confronting the epidemic, given its characteristics as a national capital. The results of work carried out have allowed us to note progress made in the capital’s battle, over the last few days, to the point that.

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We are crushing the empire’s perverse efforts to discredit the exemplary solidarity of Cuban medical brigades

Regreso medicos Canel

As we have become accustomed, in recent days, we have the pleasure, the satisfaction of receiving another group of our valuable health workers, who are members of the Henry Reeve Brigade serving on different international cooperation medical missions, in solidarity, in the fight against the pandemic in other countries. Therefore, for you, as we did with the Lombardy Brigade, first of all, a warm embrace and welcome home on behalf of all our people.

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Writers and Artists Congress lives on

pedro hoz

June 30, 1961 is indelibly recorded in the history of Cuban culture as the day when Fidel delivered his indispensable Words to intellectuals. On that same date, in 2019, the Union of Cuban Writers and Artists (UNEAC) Ninth Congress was being closed by a large group of Cuban writers and artists – elected by their colleagues across the country and, in an overwhelming majority, successors to those who participated in the historic meeting with the leader of the Revolution.

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COVID-19 statistics improving in Cuba, but without overconfidence

cubacovid consejo ministros

One hundred and ten days after the first three positive cases of COVID-19 were detected in Cuba, yesterday, June 29, the figures continued to be encouraging and testify to the work done to contain the epidemic. With eight new patients, ten medical discharges and no deaths the previous day, the positive trend continues. This was confirmed by Minister of Public Health José Angel Portal Miranda, in his update on the country’s epidemiological situation presented during the prevention and control.