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Raúl receives Russian Vice President Dimitri Rogozin

During the cordial encounter both dignitaries reaffirmed the excellent state of bilateral relations between the two nations

Thousands pay tribute to Fidel in Namibia


The posthumous tribute, held in the gardens of Namibia’s Parliament building, was broadcast live by channel NBC and saw the participation of the all senior members of government, the SWAPO Party and representatives of the diplomatic corps


The broken “unity” of the opposition


Almost a year after the parliamentary elections, opposition forces have not advanced at all in terms of the coup they promised for this year, and have been thwarted in their attempts time and again by the resistance of the Bolivarian government and its popular support.

History takes us back to Birán


With the presence of Army General Raúl Castro Ruz and other family members, the remains of his sister and brother, Angelita and Ramón were interred at the historic Castro Ruz home in Birán, yesterday December 6

Fidel’s city


The mutual love filled with glory and victories, which was sealed from the very first time he saw its sky, sea and mountains, met its men and women, faithful to a history of enduring struggles for the homeland, has just been confirmed for all time: Santiago de Cuba is Fidel’s city

Fidel will always mean life

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Santa Ifigenia, long sacred to the homeland, today dawns as a site where our Comandante en Jefe will be eternally honored

Fidel’s enduring lesson is that, yes, it is possible


Remarks by Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee, and President of the Councils of State and Ministers, during the political posthumous tribute to Comandante en Jefe of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro Ruz

The people of Santiago pay tribute to Fidel

The people of Santiago pay tribute to Fidel

Various representatives of the Cuban people spoke during the mass act held in tribute to Fidel in Santiago de Cuba’s Plaza de la Revolución Antonio Maceo, with President Raúl offering the final, central remarks

Fidel rests in Santiago

Fidel rests in Santiago.

Santiago de Cuba’sPlaza de la Revolución Antonio Maceo now bears the remains of the Comandante. The square will host a commemorative act in honor of Fidel this evening, with the presence of the people of Santiago, Party and government representatives, leaders of mass organizations and heads of state and important figures from across the world


An example for the world!


"Sadness reigned throughout Palestinian territory as it did among the Cuban people," said Saleh Raafat, member of the Palestinian Liberation Organization's Executive Committee

Fidel en route to Santiago (+Photos)

Fidel en route to Santiago.

The journey begins first toward the square, then a city, another, the whole of Cuba... Then begins the infinite cry of “Viva!” and “Glory!” to Fidel, to Alejandro, the man who became a people

The valiant people of Camagüey will never betray Fidel (+Photos)


Yesterday afternoon, December 1, the funeral procession reached the province of Camagüey, crossing the fertile plains of this region to receive a moving salute from the population along the Central Highway, and during an evening vigil in the capital city's Ignacio Agramonte Plaza de la Revolución

The giant who defied hurricanes

The giant who defied hurricanes.

Cubans always saw Fidel on the front line when confronting the threat of military attacks against the Homeland, regardless of the risks to his own life

From here we say: Hasta la Victoria Siempre


Remarks by Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee, and President of the Councils of State and Ministers, during the massive posthumous tribute to Comandante en Jefe Fidel Castro Ruz, in Havana's Plaza de la Revolución , November 29, 2016, Year 58 of the Revolution

Tribute to Maceo and Fidel


Lieutenant General Antonio Maceo Grajales was honored yesterday, December 7, on the 120th anniversary of his death in battle, also the 27th anniversary of Operation Tribute

Not one woman less!

Not one woman less!

The phenomenon known as femicide has been spreading across the world and become part of daily life in Latin America

Temer to "tighten belts" in Brazil


Fully installed in Brazil's Planalto executive headquarters, interim President Michel Temer has launched the neoliberal plan he promised.

An undefeated Fidel inspires us with his example


It was not in vain that Fidel united dozens of leaders from sister countries and more than a million Cubans in Havana, moved an entire people along the funeral procession that followed the route traveled by the Caravan of Liberty in 1959 - this time in reverse - and concentrated in this heroic city more dignitaries and friends from abroad and hundreds of thousands of Cubans from the country's eastern provinces


Fidel is inspiration and motivation


Speaking to Granma International, high-jump world record holder Javier Sotomayor noted “Fidel is inspiration and motivation, an example to follow. He was always with us before, during, and after every competition, wanting to know of all of the details. This is why I am, and always will be, an eternal Fidelista”

Moving toward the future under the guidance of Fidel


The commitment of new generations of Cubans, to keep the legacy of the leader of the Cuban Revolution Fidel Castro alive, was reaffirmed on December 6 during a political act and walk in the municipality of Jiguaní in honor of the 46th anniversary of the Federation of Secondary School Students

To the limits of audacity

To the limits of audacity.

Interview with Leonel Fernández, former President of the Dominican Republic, in Santiago de Cuba, emphasizes Fidel’s impact on Latin American leaders

Cuba will be your monument


Neither squares nor streets with your name. No effigy to lay flowers…Your ideas multiplied in men and women, that will be your monument

Fidel beside Martí


On the morning of December 4, the ashes of the undefeated Comandante en Jefe of the Cuban Revolution were laid to rest in Santiago de Cuba’s Santa Ifigenia Cemetery

Alicia Alonso’s grief

Alicia Alonso, director of the National Ballet of Cuba.

The director of the National Ballet of Cuba found it hard to speak about Fidel’s passing, on being interviewed by Granma

Free Puerto Rican prisoner Oscar López Rivera!


“The legal and political battle for the release of Puerto Rican independence fighter Oscar López Rivera is intensifying," affirmed José Juan Nazario de la Rosa, a member of the legal team working on the case

Maradona: Fidel is my second father

Maradona: Fidel is my second father

Football legend Diego Armando Maradona arrived in Cuba December 2 to attend his dear friend Fidel’s funeral, and stressed that he was a “Cuban solider”

Fidel Castro Ruz


When Fulgencio Batista staged a coup March 10, 1952, Fidel was one of he first to denounce the reactionary, illegitimate nature of the regime and call for its overthrow

The great slugger of Cuban baseball

The great slugger of Cuban baseball.

Tributes from the nation’s sporting community in recognition of his unconditional support to the movement immediately started to arrive after the nation received the news of the passing of the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Comandante en Jefe Fidel Castro Ruz, November 25

Unity, the best tribute


It was with deep sorrow and regret that the Cuban people learned of the passing of Comandante en Jefe Fidel Castro Ruz. Granma shares some reactions to the news

A global revolutionary

Fidel Castro and Hugo Chávez during broadcast 231 of the popular television program “Aló Presidente.”

No one can look back over 20th and 21st century history, without studying the work and ideas of this Cuban who wrote a small Caribbean island into the pages of “true global history,” as told by the people