Raúl Castro: The Communist Party of Cuba will continue to support the new President


Following the inauguration of Miguel Díaz-Canel as President of the Councils of State and Ministers of Cuba, the Army General took to the floor to close the second plenary session of the new National Assembly of People’s Power

The continuation of an emancipatory process

Army General Raúl Castro casts his vote.

The Ninth Legislature of the National Assembly of People’s Power, constituted April 18, symbolizes the continuation of an emancipatory process that has brought us here today. Thirty one Council of State candidates were also elected during the session

Cuba: A society under construction, a country being strengthened

The inauguration of the new National Assembly of People’s Power marks a new stage in the generational continuity of the leadership of the country.

If one principle has prevailed in Cuba, in terms of economic and social development, it has been that of constant updating and transformation • The inauguration of the new National Assembly of People’s Power marks a new stage in the generational continuity of the leadership of the country

Canadian Embassy in Havana designated ‘unaccompanied post’

Canadian Embassy in Havana designated ‘unaccompanied post’

Declaration by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Cuba regarding the Canadian government’s decision to designate its embassy in Havana an ‘unaccompanied post,’ following unusual health symptoms reported in 2017 by some Canadian diplomatic staff and dependants posted to the Cuban capital, according to a statement

Dedicated to the people

May a sense of justice prevail, and gratitude for what we have, of which we must be the principal defenders.

National Assembly deputies agree that everything done, and to be done, must reflect, first and only, the people's interests

Raúl congratulates Cuban delegation to 8th Summit of the Americas


Joining Raúl for the moving moment were Esteban Lazo Hernández, President of the National Assembly of People's Power; Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, First Vice President of the Councils of State and Ministers; José Ramón Machado Ventura, second secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee; and Marcelino Medina González, First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs.

Days of combat


The invader had not been able to establish the beach head needed to justify an OAS intervention. United in resistance, the people displayed the strength that would allow them to confront other battles. The spirit of a nation re-conquered had taken shape in Girón

New medical services offered in 2018


One of the sector’s key achievements has been to maintain an infant mortality rate below five per 1,000 live births for the last 10 years. In 2017, the country achieved a rate of 4.0; proof of its continued efforts to consolidate maternal-infant statistics, to the benefit of Cuban children and families


Cuba reiterates support for Lula

Cuba denounces the imprisonment of Luiz Inácio “Lula” Da Silva, a brazen attempt to prevent Brazil's most popular leader from participating in the country's Presidential elections

Fidel taught us to love Vietnam (Photos)

During his visit to Vietnam in 1995, Fidel wore a Viet Cong hat and tasted root fibers, a staple food of the Vietnamese who lived in the network of underground tunnels during the war.

“I reiterate here today that for Vietnam, the Cuban people were truly ready to give their own blood, because we could appreciate what the immense courage and unsurpassable heroism of their struggle meant,” noted Fidel.


Nothing can stop young Cubans

Foro Juvenil pensando Américas; en la Universidad de la Habana; Plaza

More than 400 young people and experts participated in the “Thinking the Americas” Youth Forum, held at the University of Havana, as part of activities in the lead up to the 8th Summit of the Americas.

Fidel in the hearts of all


More than a million visitors have come to stand before the polished boulder bearing Fidel's name, a point of arrival and departure for many, experiencing a solemn moment that generates the awareness that here lies a father and a friend, the paradigm of the man who dreamed of a better world for all

Miguel Díaz-Canel: I assume this responsibility with the conviction that all we revolutionaries will be faithful to Fidel and Raúl

Díaz Canel.

On the morning of April 19, a historic date on which not only is the first defeat of Yankee imperialism in the Americas commemorated, but Cuba also sees the inauguration of a new government that makes evident the continuity of the new generations with the legacy of the historic generation that founded the Cuban Revolution in the highest leadership positions of the country

The virtue of believing in the youth


One of Raúl Castro’s greatest qualities throughout his life as a revolutionary, marked by coherent thought and action, has been his confidence in youth

Raúl receives Angolan Minister of National Defense

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During the fraternal meeting, the two leaders emphasized the excellent relations shared by their countries; the historic, collaborative ties that unite the two peoples, governments, and armed forces; as well as their desire to further strengthen the relationship

A Revolution made with love


Twenty-two adolescents at the Solidarity with Panama special education school celebrated their 15th birthdays last night with a very special guest: Cuban President Raúl Castro Ruz

Vietnam and Ho Chi Minh

Relations between Cuba yand Vietnam have always been special. In 1966, Army General Raúl Castro Ruz visited the Asian country and met Ho Chi Minh.

The Vietnamese victory was a great blow to U.S. imperialism and the world's reactionary forces

Our commitment to Cuba


The Cuban Workers Federation and national trade unions convoke our people to a massive mobilization to celebrate May Day, under the maxim of "Unity, Commitment, and Victory."

April is a celebration of Cuban youth


Sancti Spíritus will host the national celebration to mark the 56th anniversary of the Young Communist League and 57th anniversary of the José Martí Pioneers Organization

Vietnam and Cuba: Examples of what socialism can achieve


Cuba and Vietnam, separated by thousands of kilometers and with different historical and cultural realities, are examples of the successes of socialism, when it is defended and built with the support of the majority of the people.

Recovery efforts advancing in Villa Clara


Although much still remains to be done, progress is being made to repair damage caused by Hurricane Irma in Villa Clara, according to Division General Ramón Pardo Guerra, National Civil Defense Chief of Staff

Malnutrition threatens the world

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Obesity kills as many people as hunger. According to the World Health Organization, at least 2.8 million people die each year as a result of this epidemic