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Raúl Castro Ruz, President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers, during 70th Session of the UN General Assembly
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september 29, 2015 13:09:18
(Council of State transcript / GI translation)
Esteemed heads of state and government,
Distinguished heads of delegations,
Mr. Secretary General of the United Nations,
Seventy years ago, on behalf of their peoples, the member states of this organization signed the United Nations Charter. We pledged to protect future generations from the scourge of war, and to build a new type of relationship guided by a set of principles and purposes that could bring about an era of peace, justice and development for all of humanity.
by Susan Babbitt (Counterpunch.org)
Barack Obama, at the Summit of the Americas, wanted to bury the past. Argentinean president Cristina Fernández disagreed. Cuba was at the Summit, she proposed, not because of negotiations but because Cuba has fought more than sixty years with unprecedented dignity. That fight itself is not most notable; its explanatory philosophical traditions are needed and significant. Cuba’s history makes them believable.
Speech presented by José Ramón Machado Ventura, second secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba’s Central Committee, and a vice president of the Councils of State and Ministers, during the commemoration of the 62nd anniversary of the July 26, 1953, assaults on the Moncada and Carlos Manuel de Céspedes Garrisons, held at the July 26 Educational Complex, in Santiago de Cuba, July 26, 2015, Year 57 of the Revolution
COME TO A MEETING — SATURDAY, AUGUST 22, 2015
to learn more about Antonio Guerrero and his prison paintings,
as well as the Cuban Five and how they won their freedom.
Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla spoke at the ceremony to re-open the Cuban Embassy in the United States in Washington, today July 20, saying, “We’ve been able to make it to this date thanks to the firm and wise leadership of Fidel Castro Ruz, the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution,” and the “will, unity, sacrifice, selflessness, heroic resistance and work of our people.”
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Reportback From Cuba: Washington Retreats, The Revolution Advances By Ike Nahem From April 28 – May 5, 2015 representatives of the July 26 Coalition of New York-New Jersey organized a people-to-people program to Cuba with a dozen travelers.