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Fidel Travels to Artemisa to Honor Fallen Comrades in Attack on the Moncada, July 26, 1953

July 25, 2010

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Below is AP’s report on Fidel’s trip to Artemisa to honor comrades who fell in the attack on the Moncada army barracks in the eastern town of Santiago de Cuba on July 26, 1953.  The attack is considered the beginning of the revolutionary struggle that triumphed on January 1, 1959.  Tomorrow, Revolution Day, will be celebrated throughout […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

CUBA: Raul Speaks on 55th Anniversary of the Attack on the Moncada

July 27, 2008

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Speech by Cuban President Raul Castro on July 26, 2008 SANTIAGO DE CUBA, Cuba, July 26 (acn) The Cuban New Agency brings you the full text of the speech given by Cuban President Raul Castro Ruz at the central rally marking National Rebelliousness Day in Cuba, held in the eastern province of Santiago de Cuba […]

CUBA: Celia Hart on Eve of 7/26 Anniversary of the Moncada Attack “The FARC, Today More than Ever”

July 25, 2008

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“Whether or not he or his brand-new Defense Minister or his wife or his cats are reelected, Álvaro Uribe is a fascist, and the Colombian government is a murderous government unworthy of being called friendly or brotherly, as my brother Chávez told him (4). Uribe can’t be a contributor or anything like that, and has […]