Soldado de las Ideas
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.
Throughout his evolution, Homo sapiens as the only thinking being among millions of living species never had any idea about nature and the reason for his existence. Endowed with the ability to think, he was governed by harsh instincts. He knew nothing about the rest of his marvelous planet. We don’t even know at what moment he possesses that capability; in rare cases it is stated that it was a million years ago, or a bit more, but in general it is considered to be no more than 200,000 years.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.