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First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba, President of the Councils of State and Ministers, Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, presided during Cuba's national May Day march celebrating International Workers' Day, culminating in Havana's José Martí Plaza de la Revolución.

There are many superlatives which could be used to describe the massive march with which hundreds of thousands of workers and residents of the capital celebrated May Day, but perhaps what was most impressive was the level of organization among so many men, women and children which allowed the participants to parade through the Plaza in record time, one hour, ten minutes.

News on Cuba - April 30, 2012 Print E-mail

Friends Accompany Cubans on May Day

Friends from different parts of the world are to take part in the upcoming May Day parade alongside the cuban people. This special date marks the International Workers Day and constitutes the occasion to reaffirm our revolutionary stance born out in the parades carried out in the Revolution Square “Jose Marti” in Havana, and the main boroughs of the provinces and the municipal capitals.

At 7: 30 in the morning, the central parade in Havana, will begin with a block of more than 50 thousand workers belonging to the health sector, engaged in its retrofitting and uphold firmly the international missions in a spate of countries.

News on Cuba - April 24, 2012 Print E-mail

Occupy Wall Street Joins Cause of Cuban Five in Washington

HAVANA, Cuba, Apr 20 (acn) Members of the Occupy Wall Street movement will join this Friday in Washington the campaign for the release of the five Cuban antiterrorists unjustly serving sentences in the United States.

Alicia Jrapko, US Coordinator of the International Committee for the Freedom of the Cuban Five, told ACN news agency, via phone call, that among other activities they are carrying out in the US capital, several activists of the Occupy movement will join them on a march in front of the White House.

News on Cuba - April 23, 2012 Print E-mail

Book on Fidel Castro in Rosario, Argentina

Buenos Aires, Apr 23 (Prensa Latina) The book "Fidel Castro Ruz, Guerrillero del Tiempo" (Fidel Castro Ruz, Guerrilla of Time), by journalist and writer Katiuska Blanco, on Monday will be launched in Rosario, the Argentine city where Ernesto Che Guevara was born.

The launch will take place tonight at the auditorium of the Faculty of Humanity and Art of the Rosario University, in the presence, among others, of the author, Cuban ambassador Jorge Lamadrid, and Patricio Echegaray, Secretary-General of the Communist Party of Argentina (PCA).

News on Cuba - April 17, 2012 Print E-mail

Intense Campaign in Washington for the Five

HAVANA, Cuba, Apr 16 (acn) Friends of Cuba from various cities in the United States, Canada,  Latin America and Europe will meet on the streets of Washington from April 17th through the 21st to spread the truth about The Five.

Graciela Ramirez, coordinator of the International Committee for the Freedom of the Cuban Five, explained that the objective of this campaign is to attract the attention of people about the injustices committed against Gerardo Hernandez, Rene Gonzalez, Ramon Labañino, Fernando Gonzalez and Antonio Guerrero.


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