Granma| November 27, 2019
“We are not intimidated by threats from the United States, which are part of its interventionist policy toward Cuba. It is deplorable that the country’s diplomats are incited to violate international law and the laws of the United States. Cuba will not renounce its sovereignty or independence,” said President of the Republic of Cuba Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, on his Twitter account.Read More »
Countercurrents | November 08, 2019
12:05 pm The voting process begins.
Result: 187 in favor; 3 against; 2 abstentions
Against: Israel, the United States, Brazil
Abstaining: Colombia and Ukraine
The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on Thursday overwhelming voted in favor of the resolution demanding ending of the U.S. blockade against Cuba with 187 countries voting in favor, three including the U.S. against while two countries abstained.Read More »
Granma | November 08, 2019
Statement by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cuba, Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, during the presentation of the UN resolution “The necessity of ending the economic, commercial, and financial blockade imposed by the United States of America against Cuba,” in New York, November 7, 2019, Year 61 of the Revolution
(Transcript from Presidency of the Republic)
Your Excellency, ladies and gentlemen, permanent representatives;Read More »
by Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez
Speech by Miguel M. Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, President of the Republic of Cuba, delivered at the closing of the Anti-Imperialist Solidarity Conference, For Democracy and Against Neoliberalism, at Havana’s Convention Center, November 3, 2019. Granma originally posted the speech on November 4, 2019. Transcript: Presidency of the Republic of Cuba.
Maduro (at left in the photo), Raul (at center) and Díaz-Canel (at right) at the conference. Photo: Estudios Revolución
(Exclamations of: “Diaz-Canel, for sure, give it to the Yankees!” And, “Thank you, Cuba, guarantor of peace!”)
Thanks to all of you.
I think we all agree that there is no better speech than that of the poets. (Laughter), but, well, we have to conduct the closing.
Dear compañero Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, first secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee;
Compañero, brother, President Nicolás Maduro Moros of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela;
Dear revolutionary leaders from Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Caribbean;
Brothers and sisters, friends, colleagues:Read More »