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Massive May Day Parade in Cuba: Cubans Show Their Support for Their Revolution Print E-mail

 
50th Anniversary of Historic Cuban Victory at Playa Giron: A New Era in the Americas Print E-mail




On April 17, 1961 more than 1,400 United States CIA-trained and led mercenaries launched an invasion of Cuba at Playa Giron (also known as the Bay of Pigs), located in the south-central region of the island. Spearheaded by the notorious Brigade 2506, comprised of henchmen of the former U.S. backed dictator Fulgencio Batista, terrorists and deposed rich landowners, the aim of the invasion was to overthrow the young revolution that had, scarcely more than two years previously, triumphed on January 1st, 1959.

Under the CIA’s Plan Pluto, the invaders’ objective was to establish a beachhead, fly in representatives from the Cuban-exile community in Miami, and then declare that a new "provisional government" had been constituted. This “provisional government” would then request that the United States intervene militarily in Cuba.

 

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6th Congress of the Communist Party of Cuba Begins Print E-mail

From April 16-19, 2011 the Communist Party of Cuba is meeting to consolidate the task of improving and perfecting the country's socialist system. More than 1,000 delegates were elected across the island to participate in these deliberations. At the centre of the 6th Congress will be discussion and debate of the public document Economic and Social Policy Guidelines of the Draft Party Program.

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Cubans March in Plaza de la Revolución Print E-mail

In the presence of General of the Army Raúl Castro, the People’s Parade marking the 50th anniversary of the proclamation of the socialist nature of the Cuban Revolution and the military victory at the Bay of Pigs has begun.

Cubans march in Plaza de la Revolución

Tens of thousands of young people, symbols of the new generations of Cubans and the guarantee of the continuity of the Revolution, are marching across the José Martí Plaza de la Revolución.

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Jimmy Carter Describes his Cuba Visit Print E-mail

HAVANA TIMES, April 4 — Ex-president James Carter said he would report to the Obama administration on his recent three day trip to Cuba. Now he issued a public report on his time in Havana as a guest of the Cuban government.

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