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7th PCC Congress Central Report, presented by First Secretary Raúl Castro Ruz

Raul Congreso

We open the sessions of the 7th Congress of the Communist Party of Cuba on the 55th anniversary of the proclamation, by Comandante en Jefe Fidel Castro Ruz, of the socialist nature of the Revolution, April 16, 1961, as we pay our deep respects to those killed the day before during the bombing of Cuban airfields, a prelude to the mercenary invasion of Playa Girón, organized by United States government and defeated in less than 72 hours

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Fourth commission reviews work of PPC

Congreso Comision

“Raúl’s words have clearly expressed the many challenges facing Party members, the success of the implementation of the guidelines will depend on how we manage these challenges, in particular the question of how to ensure that the people understand what we are defending, why and for whom. We defend this social project not only due to our revolutionary convictions or faith in the leaders of the historic generation, but also for the future of every Cuban family.

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Cuban Foreign Ministry condemns parliamentary coup in Brazil


Sectors of the right wing representing the oligarchy, in alliance with the reactionary press in Brazil, openly supported by the corporate media and imperialism, have consummated in the country’s House of Deputies the first step in what constitutes a parliamentary coup d’etat against the legitimate government of the Workers’ Party (PT) and President Dilma Rousseff, which has been in the works for several months.

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Fidel is an example for entire generations of Latin Americans, Caribbeans and fighters across the world


Fidel is an example for entire generations of Latin Americans, Caribbeans and fighters across the world
Letter from the President of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro Moros, to the 7th PCC Congress

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Congress documents will be submitted to a broad discussion

Raul Congreso informe

PCC First Secretary Raúl Castro Ruz, presented the Central Report to the 7th Congress, after evoking the 55th anniversary of the proclamation of the socialist character of the Cuban Revolution, on April 16, 1961, on the eve of the mercenary invasion at Playa Girón, which was defeated in less than 72 hours, with Comandante en Jefe Fidel Castro Ruz on the front lines.

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Gala event to honor Girón anniversary and 7th Party Congress


The event will take place tonight, April 15, at the National Theater to honor the 55th anniversary of the victory at Playa Girón and celebrate the opening of the Party Congress.

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Live: Opening of the 7th PCC Congress Granm

Congreso apertura

Granma follows events during the inaugural session of the Congress, with First Secretary Raúl Castro Ruz presenting the Central Report

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Elections and undocumented immigrants in the United States


In any country, under any circumstances undocumented migrants are always the hardest hit of the system. Invisible as people and visible as booty. Undocumented migrants are beneficial to the country that forces them to migrate; in exchange for this ingratitude their country of origin receives remittances which serve to keep the country afloat. The transit country that disrespects their human rights and freedom of movement (kidnap, torture and disappear them), also takes advantage of them. And finally, the country of arrival that eventually becomes the country of residence also takes advantage of them.

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A successful Havana cooperative

Restaurante pequeñas cooperativas

On the corner of Infanta and San Lázaro streets, Havana, in a building which was in a state of disrepair for nearly two decades, there now stands a small business. Divided into a bar, a bakery/patisserie and a restaurant, the former pizzeria of the eighties has grown over the past seven months to include a staff of 120 workers. It could be said that it serves as an example of Cuban cooperativism gaining ground.

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Painting of Fidel unveiled at Fidel Castro School in Katutura, Namibia

Fidel homenaje Namibia

With a simple but moving ceremony a painting of the Commander in Chief of five meters high by five wide was unveiled on the wall of the entrance to the elementary school “Fidel Castro”. It was painted by Cuban artist based in Windhoek, Yasiel Palomino, who replaced the old one deteriorated by weather and wind.