Artículos Sobre Fidel

Articles | 10/08/2017 |

Doves are a symbol of candor, simplicity, peace. They have a great sense of direction, are one of the fastest flying birds, and have an acute sense of sight.
 
As Fidel spoke to the crowds gathered at the Columbia military base, today the Ciudad Libertad educational complex, in Marianao, on January 8, 1959, after his triumphant entry into Havana, white doves landed on his shoulders. He was the bearer of hope and they quickly...

Articles | 25/08/2021 |

For Fidel, a Revolution could not limit to the change of the material living conditions of the population. Even if there is an obvious improvement of the majority’s situation, it would never be complete or lasting if it is not a cultural revolution, too. It has to change both the surroundings and the people themselves. For that reason, he said that a Revolution was the child of culture and ideas when he visited the Central University of...

Articles | 13/08/2021 |

At 19 years of age, with his diploma in hand, Fidel appears in the Colegio de Belen yearbook, with a singular comment, one could say a premonition: "He has managed to win the admiration and affection of all. He will study law and we have no doubt that he will fill the book of his life with brilliant pages. Fidel has what it takes and he will be an artist."
 

Articles | 13/08/2021 |

Fidel is always present, with his example, with his ideas and actions, in the country’s every heartbeat. In times of adversity and of times of victory.
 
Now, on his 95th birthday, in a 2021 full of challenges, a pandemic and a criminal blockade, the Comandante en jefe returns "on battle footing," in this great struggle for life, guiding the generation of continuity, correcting the course of the work we are constructing.
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Articles | 12/08/2021 |

When Fidel Castro stood on the back of that amphibious jeep, which in the middle of the flood looked more like a floating leaf than a military vehicle, what he really thought he had before his eyes was the Amazon River itself, rushing into the Gulf of Guacanayabo.
 

Articles | 11/08/2021 |

Interrupting the solemnity of the moment, like a wave gaining strength, the clamor rose and little by little the Plaza de la Revolución became a single voice chanting: I am Fidel. It was Tuesday, November 29, 2016 and the people of Havana, representing all of Cuba, had gathered there to pay tribute to our undefeated Comandante who had departed to immortality.
 

Articles | 25/07/2021 |

When Fidel assaulted the Moncada Barracks on July 26, 1953, there were no blackouts in Cuba. There could not have been. The first necessary condition for blackouts to occur is that electricity is available, but at that time, only 56% of homes were illuminated with light bulbs.
 
We were a dark country; no one has to tell me that. I was born in a forgotten corner of Taguasco, under a kerosene lamp, assisted by a midwife, 40...