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HONDURAS: Raul Castro Speech to the Rio Group, June 29, 2009

June 30, 2009

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GRANMA June 29, 2009 The fascist coup d’état against President Zelaya is an insult to all the peoples Speech by President Raúl Castro Ruz in the extraordinary session of the Rio Group Summit, Managua, June 29, 2009. Distinguished presidents and ministers: I shall be brief; there are many heads of state and high-ranking representatives of […]

CUBA, the US, and the OAS – by John Maxwell, Jamaica Observer

June 8, 2009

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John Maxwell’s long memory is a special gift in his most recent article, “Cuba, the US and the OAS.”  In addition, to talking about the OAS decision to rescind the 1962 decision to expel Cuba, Maxwell highlights the US’ terrorist past against countries and leaders of Latin America, including, and especially, Cuba.  Further, he tells […]

CUBA (video): May 17, 1959 – 50 Years of Agrarian Reform

May 16, 2009

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The following video shows campesinos lining up by the hundreds in 1959 to get their first piece of the land pie as a result of the signing of Cuba’s Agrarian Reform Law.  Also included in the video is a speech given by Fidel in which he announces the foreign businesses and properties that Cuba has […]

Latin America in the Fast Lane: Let’s Take a Cuban Music Break “Hasta Siempre, Che Guevara” (videos)

May 6, 2009

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Okay, folks it has been a busy few weeks.  Latin American leaders have been hopping all over the hemisphere making news everywhere they go.  In fact, they are making such big news, even US media is paying attention.  But, all this frenzy has worn me out and now I just want to chill to out. […]

CUBA (video): Raul Castro Speech to the Non-Aligned Movement

April 30, 2009

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Cuba is currently the president of the Non-Aligned Movement which is holding a ministerial meeting in Havana this week in preparation for a heads of state NAM meeting in Sharm El Sheik, Egypt,  July 11-16, 2009.  Raul Castro gave an excellent speech at the ministerial meeting.  Since not everyone may be familiar with the NAM […]

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 […]

Raul’s Formal Presentation at ALBA Meeting

April 18, 2009

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Image via Wikipedia GRANMA INTERNATIONAL Havana. April 16, 2009 http://www.granma.cu/ingles/2009/april/vier17/Speech-Raul-Castro.html Cuba reaffirms vocation of solidarity with the people of the Americas • Speech by President Raúl Castro Ruz, in the public segment of the 5th Extraordinary ALBA Summit, Cumaná, Venezuela, April 16, 2009 Compañero Chávez; Dear Presidents and heads of delegations from sister ALBA nations; […]

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 […]

RAUL SPEAKS!

April 17, 2009

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SPEECH BY RAUL CASTRO AT ALBA MEETING IN VENEZUELA 4-16-09

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 […]