Courage and loyalty in the face of lies and aggression


This April 16, Cubans return to raise our rifles into the air, with the same fortitude and willingness to fight as in 1961, as the Bay of Pigs invasion began and Fidel handed weapons to the people to defend the sovereignty and dignity we had won, and as Diaz-Canel said, faced with the same lies and aggression of imperialism, our response will be "the same courage and loyalty"

Raúl: The Constitution we proclaim today guarantees the continuity of the Revolution and the irrevocability of our socialism

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Speech delivered by Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, first secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee, during the Second Extraordinary Session of the National Assembly of the People's Power Ninth Legislature, on the occasion of the proclamation of the Constitution of the Republic, in the Convention Center, April 10, 2019, Year 61 of the Revolution

The honor of helping Mozambique

Some 40 members have the brigade have departed for areas affected by Hurricane Idai.

A medical brigade from the Henry Reeve Contingent, specialized in disaster situations and serious epidemics, is saving lives in this sister African country

The heroism of Cuban workers


Cuban trade unions began the month of April with the convocation of May Day marches and the recognition of workers at the Comprehensive Automotive Services Enterprise (EISA) for their contribution to the recovery in Havana following the January 27 tornado

The art of restoring classrooms

Students of the Alfredo Miguel Aguayo Primary School are receiving classes at the Palacio de Pioneros in Diez de Octubre.

A total of 78 educational institutions were damaged during the January 27 tornado, but their repair began immediately, and substantial resources have been allocated to ensure that they are in better constructive conditions than before the severe weather

Cuba vs. illicit drugs

The statistics from 2018 confirm Cuba’s absolute commitment to achieving a society free of illicit drugs.

Confiscated in 2018 were 2,438 kilograms of illegal drugs, the majority marijuana from drops by international traffickers which went astray, not intended for Cuba

History preserved in our national symbols

Marcha por el 1ro de Mayo, en la Plaza de la Revolución

The proposed National Symbols Bill would establish more flexible use of these items with a view toward promoting their greater presence in society, within a legally defined, respectful framework

The country we build, the country we defend


Beginning this year we must begin to reach several milestones in the construction of housing, President Diaz-Canel said, upon summarizing a meeting to analyze the work of the Ministry of Construction (Micons) in 2018 and its short-term projections.

Cuban solidarity in Venezuela wears a white coat


Since the beginning of Cuban medical solidarity in Venezuela, more than 140,000 health care professionals have participated, a large portion of the 220,000 total collaborating in various arenas

Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee holds IX Plenum


During the IX Plenum, led by its first secretary, Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, analyzed were progress on the National Economic and Social Plan through 2030; the current performance of the Cuban economy; and implementation of Economic and Social Policy Guidelines for the period 2016-2021

Ministry of Public Health Communiqué


Channels of communication were immediately established with authorities in Kenya to address the situation surrounding the kidnapping of two Cuban collaborators in that country, and family members here are being kept informed

Cuba rejects coercion


Cuba’s National Assembly of People's Power International Relations Committee condemns a European Parliament resolution as a new step in the escalation against Venezuelan and denounces false accusations spread by the U. S. government alleging the presence of Cuban security forces in this sister country

The new Constitution and enduring values

Forty-three years later, Cuba once again proclaims a socialist Constitution, born of a collective effort, protecting all the social justice won and disposed to struggle for more

Vilma, an obligatory example


Fidel was the first to say of Vilma Espín Guillois(April 7, 1930 - June 18, 2007) on the occasion of her untimely death, “The example of Vilma is today more necessary than ever”

Diaz-Canel receives President of Ghana


The President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, Thursday afternoon received the President of the Republic of Ghana, His Excellency Mr. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on an official visit to our country

Birán, where the homeland’s youth is always present


Today April 4, 2,000 young people awoke in the vicinity of the Birán Historical Monument, birthplace of Comandante en Jefe Fidel Castro, to announce the convocation of the Young Communists League’s 11th Congress, to be held in 2020

Innovation and knowledge to solve problems


This was the call made by Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, President of the Councils of State and Ministers, during an evaluation of the Ministry of Higher Education’s accomplishments in 2018 and challenges ahead

Regulating the fishing industry

Fishing can only be carried out by individuals or legal entities licensed for the purpose.

The proposed Fisheries Law seeks to perfect the legal framework that regulates this activity, under the principles of conservation, sustainable use, a preventive approach, implementation of scientific-technological criteria, and protection of ecosystems

New Constitution of the Republic of Cuba to be proclaimed April 10

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The Council of State met on March 25 and convened an extraordinary session of the National Assembly of People's Power, this coming April 10, at 9:00 am, in the Convention Center, to proclaim the new Constitution of the Republic of Cuba, approved by the Cuban people in a referendum February 24


Living without a price

Army General Raúl Castro Ruz and Comandante de la Revolución Ramiro Valdés were honored by State Security agencies.

Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, first secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee, and Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, President of the Councils of State and Ministers, congratulated founders and members of State Security forces on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of their creation


Cuba condemns U.S. recognition of Israeli occupation


The U. S. government’s announced intention to recognize the occupied Syrian Golan as Israeli territory constitutes a flagrant violation of the UN Charter and the Security Council’s Resolution 497 of 1981

Diaz-Canel receives credentials from new ambassadors


The president of the Councils of State and Ministers, Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermúdez, accompanied by Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, in a solemn ceremony received documents that accredit several diplomats as new ambassadors from their respective countries in Cuba

A tornado of solidarity and humanism

Afectaciones de los tornados en La Habana en la barriada de Luyanó del municipio 10 de Octubre.

Five weeks after the tornado that seriously damaged several municipalities in Havana, Dr. Flora Vila Vaillant, director of the Hijas de Galicia Maternity Hospital, commented on reconstruction and rehabilitation efforts

Amongst us all, we must develop a government that works for the people

Summarizing the day’s work, Díaz-Canel said that the objective of the meeting was to strengthen working relations between the central government and the local level.

This was one of the calls to action made by Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers, upon summarizing the first day of a working meeting with presidents of Provincial and Municipal Assemblies of People’s Power from the entire country