Castro Ruz, Fidel

Cuba-Bolivia Cooperation Agreement

In a message to Evo Morales from the National Assembly and the Council of State, the people of Cuba recognized that both he and his people, one of the poorest and most exploited in the hemisphere, are facing new and enormous challenges which call for the greatest possible solidarity from both Latin American and the world.

Dailies Publish `Version' of Castro Award Speech

We are going to show you moments of the speech delivered by Commander in Chief Fidel Castro, first secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba and president of the Councils of State and Ministers, after he received last Monday the medal conferring on him the honorary doctorate degree of the National University of San Marcos of Peru. This is the most important part of this ceremony for us. Allow me, on behalf of the National University of San Marcos and the Peruvian people, to bestow on you the medal conferring on you the honorary doctorate degree from our university.

About greeting president Clinton

After the lunch offered by the UN Secretary General, at the end of the Millennium Summit opening session, we were asked to move to an adjacent room for the official photo.

Agreement between the president of Venezuela and the President of Cuba for the implementation of the ALBA

For one party, President Hugo Chávez Frías, in the name of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela and, for the other, the President of the Council of State of the Republic of Cuba, Fidel Castro Ruz, in the name of the Republic of Cuba, meeting in Havana on December 14, 2004 on the occasion of the 180th anniversary of the glorious victory at Ayacucho and of the Convening of the Panama Amphyctionic Congress, have examined the possibility of extending and modifying the Comprehensive Cooperation Convention between Cuba and Venezuela signed on October 30, 2000. This being the aim, they have decided to sign this agreement on the tenth anniversary of the meeting between President Hugo Chávez and the Cuban people.

Official statement by the President of the cuban delegation

Upon arrival at this historical Latin American land of Panama, I wish to extend my greetings to its patriotic and valiant people, today the legitimate owner of the Canal, of which they are better managers than those who owned it until not long ago. I thank you on behalf of Cuba, which like every other country in the world benefits from its services.

News Bulletin

The medical examination confirmed what President Fidel Castro himself diagnosed after his accidental fall at the conclusion of yesterday’s event: a fracture to his left knee and a hairline fracture in the upper right arm. Both injuries will receive the appropriate treatment.

Joint declaration

During the official visit of President Hugo Chávez Frías to Cuba on the tenth anniversary of his first meeting with the Cuban people, a far-reaching exchange of ideas between the President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, the President of the Council of State of the Republic of Cuba.

There is no need to burn papers

Yesterday, June 12, a rabid lapdog of the empire and the terrorist mafia in Miami, El Nuevo Herald, published an article titled "U.S. Interests Section in Havana Under Siege," in which it accuses the Cuban government of cutting off electricity and water supplies to that office as a response to what it describes as "a deepening of the diplomatic crisis" that began when "the electronic billboard was installed on the facade of the Interests Section."

Iris Dávila has left us

She did not vote in the elections last Sunday.  She was registered in the same municipality: Plaza de la Revolución.  She passed away silently on Friday; we didn’t expect she would so soon.

Declaration by the Commander in Chief

Bush is obsessed with Cuba.  Yesterday news reached us that a White House spokesperson announced that the president would suggest new initiatives for the transition period already underway.  Another spokesperson from the Department of State later confirmed it, reiterating Bush’s exacting and threatening tone.