Citas

“Imperialism, capitalism, fascism, neocolonialism, racism, man’s brutal exploitation of man in all its forms and manifestations, is approaching its end in humanity’s history, and their maddened lackeys know it; that is why their reactions are ever more desperate, more hysterical, more cynical, more impotent. Only that can explain such repugnant and absurd crimes as the one in Barbados.”.

References to the original: SPEECH AT THE MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR THE VICTIMS OF THE CUBANA AIRLINES PLANE DESTROYED IN FLIGHT ON OCTOBER 6

“I am firmly convinced that the current economic order imposed by the wealthy countries is not only cruel, unjust, inhuman and contrary to the inevitable course of history but also inherently racist. It reflects racist conceptions like those that once inspired the Nazi holocaust and concentration camps of Europe, mirrored today in the so-called refugee camps of the Third World, which actually serve to concentrate the effects of poverty, hunger and violence. These are the same racist conceptions that inspired the monstrous system of apartheid in Africa.”

References to the original: Speech given by Dr. Fidel Castro Ruz, President of the Council of State and Council of Ministers of the Republic of Cuba, during the closing session of the South Summit, at the International Conference Center, Havana, Cuba, April 14, 2000

“Racism, racial discrimination and xenophobia are not naturally instinctive reactions of the human beings but rather a social, cultural and political phenomenon born directly of wars, military conquests, slavery and the individual or collective exploitation of the weakest by the most powerful all along the history of human societies.”

References to the original: Speech at the World Conference against racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance, September 1, 2001
“We can rightly say that it was the cradle of South African liberation; but one day it will also be considered the cradle of African dignity. And it’s not that Africa has not fought, or that Africa has not carried out thousands and tens of thousands of heroic deeds but this was the most painful stronghold of a system of slavery and injustice...”
References to the original: Speech at the Hector Peterson Memorial in Soweto. Soweto, South Africa

"Racism and discrimination have been present in the American society ever since its birth, over two centuries ago. Latin Americans and blacks have always been discriminated against there. Its citizens have been brought up in a consumer society. Humanity is objectively threatened by its weapons of mass destruction".

References to the original: Reflections: "THE NOVEMBER 4TH ELECTIONS"