Browsing All posts tagged under »Cuban Revolution«

All the Info You Need to Clobber Your Uncle in a Debate about Health Care in Cuba vs. US: Stephen Lendman Has the 411

July 6, 2011

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Health Care in Cuba and America by Stephen Lendman Tuesday Jul 5th, 2011 12:57 AM Under Article 50 of Cuba’s Constitution: “Everyone has the right to health protection and care. The state guarantees this right: — by providing free medical and hospital care by means of the installations of the rural medical service network, polyclinics, […]

FIDEL on Chavez, Health Care, and the Meaning of Solidarity

July 6, 2011

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Reflections by Comrade Fidel A BRILLIANT AND COURAGEOUS STATEMENT Attending to other matters that are now top priority, I momentarily strayed from the frequency with which I had been writing reflections in the year 2010; however, Hugo Chávez Frías’ proclamation last Thursday the 30th, obliges me to write these lines. The president of Venezuela is […]

Cuba’s May Day Celebration

May 2, 2011

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The Voices of a Glorious May Day Resounds Through Every Space By Arailaisy Rosabal García / Radio Cadena Agramonte. lasy@rcagramonte.icrt.cuYesterday was a day of confirmations and confessions in Cuba. The International Workers’ Day couldn’t be otherwise in the island because for 50 years this celebration has become a colourful hive of people, flags and songs. […]

Chavez Recalls First Declaration of Havana, September 2, 1960: Fidel Whacks the US and Other Lackey Nations, Including the OAS

September 3, 2010

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If interested in reading the full text of the Havana Declaration, go to Fidel’s speeches, a database of his  speeches maintained by the University of Texas. September 2, 1960, Fidel rips up the OAS declaration expressing the intention to expel Cuba from the organization.  But, before this could happen, Cuba’s Foreign Minister, Raul Roa, announced that Cuba […]

Fidel Castro Address – May 1, 1960

May 1, 2010

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FIDEL CASTRO ADDRESS ON 1 MAY 1960 Source: Public Relations Department of the Ministry of Foreign Relations, Havana, pp 5-54 Distinguished visitors from Latin America and all the world who are here with us today; workers, peasants, students, militiamen of the fatherland, professional workers, juvenile patrol members, Cubans all: On other occasions we have met […]

ALBA Summit Moves Towards Latin American Integration (plus, nice pic of Chavez and Raul)

April 20, 2010

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Chávez and Raúl during the Ninth Summit of ALBA. Photo: Raúl Abreu   JUVENTUD REBELDE Ninth ALBA Summit Moves towards Latin American Integration The Ninth Summit of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of the Americas (ALBA) that took place April 19 at the Teresa Carreno Theatre in Venezuela produced fruitful discussions targeting regional integration […]

CUBA: Raul Castro’s Address to the Young Communist League, Havana, April 4

April 5, 2010

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Since posting Raul’s address to the young Communist League, Machetera has done an excellent translation of his speech (not all translations are equal) and I refer you to her site:  “Raul Castro’s address to the Young Communist League.”    

Chinese-Cuban General Begins Speaking Tour in Montreal

March 22, 2010

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  Militant/John Steele Cuban brigadier general Armando Choy, center with light shirt, arrives in Montreal to begin speaking tour with events at universities and in Chinese community. Chinese-Cuban general starts speaking tour in Montreal BY JOHN STEELE AND MAGGIE TROWE   MONTREAL, March 16—Retired Cuban brigadier general Armando Choy began a five-day speaking tour here […]

CUBA: Raul Castro’s Speech at July 26th Celebration in Holguin

July 30, 2009

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GRANMA INTERNATIONAL Havana.  July 28, 2009 The modest results reaffirm our optimism and confidence that yes, we can do it! • Speech by General of the Army Raúl Castro Ruz, president of the Councils of State and Ministers, at the central rally commemorating the 56th anniversary of the assault on the Moncada and Carlos Manuel […]

Che Guevara: A Neglected Interview, April 18, 1959

June 5, 2009

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If Che Guevara had lived, he would turn 81 years old this coming June 14.  Between now and the anniversary of his birth, this blog will showcase a variety of videos and  interviews of Che in addition to his writings.  We start with an interview by Chinese journalists a mere three months after the triumph […]