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“5 Hermanos Héroes” – Nueva canción para los Cinco

Cinco Hermanos Héroes – letra – afiche
ORULA presenta la realización de su nueva canción para los Cinco:
5 Hermanos Héroes


We are moving toward an economic union between Cuba and Venezuela / Nos encaminamos a la Unión Económica entre Cuba y Venezuela

Closing speech by General of the Army Raúl Castro Ruz, president of the Councils of State and Ministers, at the 1st Cuba-Venezuela Presidential Summit

Dear and esteemed Venezuelan and Cuban vice presidents and ministers;


We have attended the celebrations for the 57th anniversary of the 26th of July attacks. There could have been no better setting for this meeting.

We have concluded the first Cuba-Venezuela Presidential Summit, which opens up a new stage in our relations, after following a long and intense path, during which the links between our peoples have continued to strengthen, guided by the principles of friendship, cooperation and solidarity. Read more…

Categories: National, SPEECHES

Speech given by José Ramón Machado Ventura… / Discurso pronunciado por el compañero José Ramón Machado Ventura…

We will continue studying, analyzing and taking decisions that will lead to overcoming our insufficiencies in all orders
• We will act without populist, demagogic or deceptive solutions
• Venezuela has every right to defend itself and can always count on the steadfast support of all the Cuban people

Speech given by José Ramón Machado Ventura at the central event for the 57th anniversary of the assault on the Moncada and Carlos Manuel de Céspedes Garrisons, in Villa Clara, July 26, 2010, Year 52 of the Revolution

GENERAL of the Army Raúl Castro Ruz, president of the Councils of State and Ministers.

Compañeros Rafael Ramírez and Ricardo Menéndez, vice presidents of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela and the other ministers and members of the delegation from that sister nation who are honoring us today with their presence at this event. Read more…

Categories: National, SPEECHES

Fidel pays tribute to the 26th of July martyrs in Artemisa / Rindió homenaje Fidel a los Mártires del 26 de Julio en Artemisa

WITH his khaki shirt of 1,000 battles, Comandante en Jefe Fidel Castro Ruz paid tribute last Saturday morning to the martyrs of the 26th of July at the mausoleum to their honor in Artemisa, Habana province.

Accompanied by Commanders of the Revolution Ramiro Valdés Menéndez and Guillermo García Frías; Ramón Pez Ferro and Gelasio Fernández, combatants from Artemisa in the assault on the Moncada Garrison; and other invited guests, the leader of the Revolution evoked countless memories of preparations for and the heroic action on July 26, 1953, and particularly emphasized the huge contribution of the Artemisa combatants. Read more…

Categories: National

Moncada: 57 años después

            En Santiago de Cuba, en el barrio del Tivolí, al lado de las escalinatas del Padre Pico, está una casa pequeña que la gente del barrio llama cariñosamente “la casita de Fidel”. Read more…

Categories: Solidarity

21st Pastors for Peace Caravan Arrives in Cuba / Llegó a Cuba XXI Caravana de la Amistad Pastores por la Paz

The 21st Pastors for Peace Caravan arrived in Cuba on Friday, July 23, carrying an important donation that includes vehicles, medical and sports equipment, and teaching materials for Cuban children,

Reverend Lucius Walker, leader of the Pastors for Peace religious organization, is heading a caravan made up by 85 people from the United States, Canada, Ireland, Germany, England and Mexico. Read more…

Categories: Solidarity

The Blockade of Cuba Remains the Same / El bloqueo sigue igualito

US Authorities Confiscate PCs Donated to Cuba by Vancouver Residents

TEXAS, July 23.— US Customs officials confiscated five computers bound for Cuba that had been donated by Vancouver residents as part of the 21st Cuba-United States Friendship Caravan, sponsored by the Pastors for Peace Inter-religious Foundation .

“I think this is just a harassment and intimidation tactic,” said Janine Solanki, a member of Vancouver Communities in Solidarity with Cuba. Read more…

Categories: Blockade