Chronology +

01/12/1959

  • Participation in various events organized to commemorate Granma yatch landing in 1956. In one of his speeches he said: “By this time, on 1st December, we were approaching the Cuban coasts to start a war we did not know how long it would last, on a mountain range where we had never been, but strongly determined to win or die.”  
  • A visit to houses built by the National Housing Institute (INAV, Spanish acronym) and a trip around “Manzana de Gómez” (Gómez Block) in Havana.
  • Opening ceremony, presided over by Fidel, of the Third Cattle Raising, Agricultural and Trade Fair in Santiago de Cuba, where he delivered a speech.

01/12/1960

  • Attends the funeral for Commander Dr. Manual Fajardo Rivero (Piti) in Manzanillo.

01/12/1961

  • Appearing on national TV to inaugurate the 9th cycle of the Popular University program, where he makes reference to the United Party of the Socialist Revolution and its Marxist basis and ideology.

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