Viaje al Exterior

The United States of America, 1960

September 19-26, 1960

September 19

•    Arrival in New York.  Accommodation at the Shelburne Hotel.

September 20
•    Accommodation at the Theresa Hotel.

September 21
•    He attended the UN General Assembly session.

September 26
•    He delivered a speech at the UN General Assembly.

The improvised speech broke with the tradition of read speeches.  He stated that political independence could not be real if there was no economic independence.  Thus, he ratified the right of Cuba and other underdeveloped countries to nationalize the natural resources and the monopolies investments.

He expressed the historical phrase:  “Do away with the philosophy of plunder and you will have done away forever with the philosophy of war.”