U.S. Blockade on Cuba Still in Force after 56 Years

43 Havana, Feb 8.- U.S. President John F. Kennedy (1917-1963) made official 56 years ago the economic, commercial and financial blockade against Cuba in an attempt to defeat the Cuban Revolution and it is still in force, affirmed Cuban academician Olga Rosa Gonzalez.

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Fidel Castro Sends Wreath to Funeral Service for Outstanding Cuban Professor

0 Havana, Cuba, Jan 19.- A wreath sent by Cuban Revolution leader Fidel Castro accompanied the funeral services for professor Leonela Inez Relys Diaz, founder of the Cuban Yes, I Can, literacy methodology, who died from Cancer on Saturday and was buried at Havana´s Colon cemetery. In writing the history of 20th century Cuban education and addressing its most genuine

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Gender Equity, an Essential Premise of the Cuban Revolution

0 Much work has been done in Cuba to achieve the extremely necessary gender equity. In the case of women living in the eastern province of Camagüey, they represent more than 50 percent of the labor leaders at all levels, including those considered professional cadres, being more than 60 percent of the total. Camagüey-resident women are tremendously indebted to the

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Cuban Women Pay Tribute to Vilma Espin

1 Santiago de Cuba, Cuba, Aug 23.- The work of Vilma Espin, a tireless advocate for women's rights in Cuba, will be remembered this morning when women from the eastern city of Santiago de Cuba pay her tribute at the Mausoleum of the Second Front in this province, resting place of her remains. New members of the Federation of Cuban

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Chavez Phones Fidel Castro, Congratulates Him on His 86th Birthday

1 Havana, Cuba, Aug 14.- Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, on Monday telephoned the leader of the Cuban Revolution Fidel Castro to congratulate him on his 86th birthday, celebrated around the world last August 13th. “I just got off the phone with Fidel. I wanted to congratulate him on his birthday and he asked me to convey his greetings to the

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World Leaders Congratulate Fidel Castro on 86th Birthday

11 Havana, Cuba, Aug 14.- World leaders congratulated the leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, on the occasion of his 86th birthday. Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich, congratulated and wished Fidel Castro success in his scientific and literary activities. Yanukovich also wished him robust health and boundless energy, the presidential press service said, quoted by local media. Gennady Zyuganov, general

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Solidarity Organizations Congrat Fidel Castro on his Birthday

1 Havana, Cuba, Aug 13.- European organizations of solidarity with Cuba have sent today messages of congratulations to the leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, on occasion of his 86th birthday. In Moscow, the Russian Committee for the Release of the Five Cuban Patriots, the "I.B.Jlebnikov" Workers' University, the "We Shall Overcome" Social Movement, the "Krasnoye TV" Project, "warmly

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Collective Exhibit of Fidel Castro in Cuba

0 Havana, Cuba, Aug 13.- A collective exhibit of the leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, will be inaugurated on Monday at the José Martí Memorial, at Revolution Square, in Havana. The exhibit, entitled "With All Senses" will pay tribute to Fidel Castro on his 86th birthday on August 13. The display consists of 13 photos of the revolutionary

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Cubans Pay Tribute to their Martyrs in Santiago de Cuba

0 Santiago de Cuba, July 30.- On behalf of all the Cuban people, citizens in this eastern city will pay tribute Monday afternoon to the heroes of the Revolution on National Martyrs Day. Santiago citizens will march to the local Santa Ifigenia cemetery to pay homage to their martyrs, including Frank Pais and Raul Pujol, two leaders killed in action

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