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Cuba’s May Day Celebration

May 2, 2011


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. […]

VIDEO: Fidel Makes Appearance at Cuban Communist Party Congress

April 19, 2011


Fidel looks great in his appearance at the Cuba Communist Party Conference in Havana.  He received extensive applause from the audience and many were moved to tears.  Viva Fidel!!

CLIP: Oliver Stone’s “South of the Border” Premieres Next Week in DC, LA, NYC and Rest of US in July

June 18, 2010


WATCH THE TRAILER FOR “SOUTH OF THE BORDER” by OLIVER STONE As you may have heard, Oliver Stone’s powerful new film, South of the Border, the first documentary by a major American director to explore the social transformation underway in South America, will be released in US theaters nationwide starting June 25 (more here). Lucky […]

Chavez Visits Raul, Fidel

April 18, 2010


  VENEZUELAN President Hugo Chavez has met his Cuban counterpart Raul Castro and former president Fidel Castro in Havana.    Chavez visits Raul, Fidel By Larry Moonze in Havana, Cuba Sat 17 Apr. 2010, 17:20 CAT   President Chavez made known his trip to Havana while leaving Managua, Nicaragua where he held discussions with fellow […]

So, Hillary Thinks Raul and Fidel are Saboteurs? Queen of State Doth Protest with Great Hypocrisy

April 9, 2010


Castros sabotage ending U.S. Cuba embargo: Clinton     Reuters Friday, April 9, 2010; 8:13 PM  WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Cuba’s President Raul Castro and his brother, ex-leader Fidel Castro, have sought to sabotage U.S. moves to improve ties because they fear it will threaten their power, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said on Friday. Clinton […]

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

April 5, 2010


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.”    

Raul Visits Santiago de Cuba to Check on Recent Seismic Activity

March 22, 2010


Raul Castro Visits Santiago de Cuba Due to Seismic Situation HAVANA, Cuba, Mar 22 (acn) Cuban President Raúl Castro presided over the Provincial Defense Council of Santiago de Cuba and toured seismology centers, reports Granma newspaper this Monday. Last Saturday, the city experienced a 5.5-degree on the Richter scale earthquake, which was felt throughout all […]

Raul and a Delegation of Cuban Gov’t. “Heavy Hitters” Visit Haitian Embassy in Havana to Offer Condolences and Solidarity

February 3, 2010


Raul Castro, May Day, Revolutionary Square, 2008 Raul Castro Signs Condolences Book at Haitian Embassy in Havana HAVANA, Cuba, Feb 3 (acn) Cuban President Raul Castro visited on Monday the Haitian embassy in Havana to express Cuba’s sorrow and solidarity with the people of Haiti after the devastating earthquake that hit Port-au-Prince last month. The […]

BOLIVIA: President Morales Begins Second Term

January 26, 2010


Two articles: Mon Jan 25, 2010 9:59 pm (PST) JUVENTUD REBELDE Evo Morales Returns to Office for Four More YearsAt a symbolic ceremony, Morales was purified by Aymaran priests with water and fire at the ruins of the pre-Columbian city of Tiawanacu By: Marina Menéndez Quintero Email: 2010-01-22 | 18:23:20 EST With the blessing of the Aymaran […]

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 […]