Tributes to Jose Marti on the 167th anniversary of his birth

Havana - Cubans are celebrating a day of homage to the National Hero José Martí on the occasion of the 167th anniversary of his birth this Tuesday.

This time, the tribute is part of the acts of reparation to the Apostle, after people linked to the Cuban-American ultra-right in South Florida desecrated busts of the hero in Havana.

As part of the day of homage, young people will participate in marches in public squares, including  Revolution Square in Havana.

Two national television channels are airing special programming for the occasion.

The celebrations began Monday night with the traditional Torchlight March from the steps of the almost 300-year-old University of Havana to the Fragua Martiana.

The memorial is located at the old quarries of San Lázaro, where the young Martí spent several months after being condemned to forced labor by the Spanish colonial regime in 1870.

The first secretary of the Cuban Communist Party, Raúl Castro, together with the president of the Republic, Miguel Díaz-Canel, and other top officials, led the Torchlight March, which was attended by thousands of young people.

The activity recalled the first march, organized in 1953 on the occasion of Martí's centennial, and is part of those held throughout the country in remembrance of the distinguished patriot and outstanding politician, writer, thinker, teacher, journalist and fighter, who fell in combat on May 19, 1895 in Dos Ríos, in the former province of Oriente.

FaceBook  Twitter


Cuban opera performs in United States

The amazing building of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Arts will host, February 13-15, the Caribbean version of the opera The Clemency of Tito, composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

Read More

Cuban president congratulates cultural Project 'La Colmenita'

Havana - The President of Cuba, Miguel Diaz-Canel, sent a message congratulating 'La Colmenita' (lit. 'The Little Hive'), a cultural initiative which has reached its third decade.

In a Tweet, Diaz-Canel called the child ensemble 'the soul of Cuba'.

Read More

Book on Cuban doctors in the fight against Ebola

Havana - Some of the experiences of the Cuban doctors that treated Ebola in Guinea-Conakry, West Africa, are told about was presented in the International Book Fair in Havana.

'Living always on the 21st, face to face with Ebola' is the title of the book by Doctor Carlos Manuel Castro Baras, which tells the personal experiences of the 38 Cuban professionals who conducted their work in the territory during 214.

Read More




Selected Speeches by Fidel Castro

News archive

February 2020
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
27 28 29 30 31 1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 1

Pictures mayo/666.jpg mayo/555.jpg mayo/444.jpg mayo/333.jpg mayo/222.jpg mayo/1111.jpg mayo/cuba_eua_bandera.jpg mayo/9.JPG mayo/8.JPG mayo/7.JPG mayo/2.JPG mayo/12.jpg mayo/11.JPG