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CUBA Pays Tribute to National Hero, Jose Marti

May 21, 2009

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The author of this article, Armando Hart Davalos, was a member of the urban youth movement in Havana before the Revolution where he studied law at the University.  Soon, Hart joined with Fidel Castro and Che Guevara and, while they fought against Batista from the countryside, Hart was one of the primary leaders in the […]

FIDEL CASTRO – May Day is for the “Poor of the World”

May 1, 2009

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Reflections by Comrade Fidel THE DAY FOR THE POOR OF THE WORLD http://www.cuba.cu/gobierno/reflexiones/2009/ing/f30040… Tomorrow is International Workers’ Day. Karl Marx called to unity: “Workers of the world unite”, although many of the poor were not workers. Lenin, who was even more far-reaching, made a call to the peasants and the colonized peoples for them to […]

CUBA (video): To Understand Cuba, Watch “Fidel: The Untold Story”

April 29, 2009

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Estela Bravo’s tremendous documentary, “Fidel:  The Untold Story,” is the perfect instrument for understanding why Cuba and Fidel Castro are loved and admired throughout the world.  As John Maxwell, columnist for the Jamaica Observer, said recently in a column, Fidel kept all of the promises he made to the people. You can view the film […]

CUBA (video): Interviews with Two Foot Soldiers in the Cuban Revolution

April 22, 2009

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Over the last few years, Fidel has issued numerous “reflections” about a variety of social, political, and economic issues and, of course, baseball.  Having been on the world stage for fifty years and fighting the blockade from hell, Fidel’s experiences offer  precious historical context that no one else can provide.  In addition, his comprehensive analysis […]

Obama Needs a History Lesson: “From the Bay of Pigs to Trinidad and Tobago”

April 18, 2009

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Image via Wikipedia As the Summit of the Americas begins and after listening to Obama’s speech last night laced with all the things that most US presidents think will please the “third world,”  Manuel Gomez’ article is a breath of fresh air.  He maintains that to “normalize” relations between the US and Cuba it is […]