Documents by President Fidel Castro
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- The case of Cuba is the case of all
- Address by Fidel Castro to the United Nations General
Assembly, 26 September 1960. Laws passed to promote social
justice. The fundamental need for agrarian reform. The
U.S. State Department and the issue of
indemnities. U.S. arrogance. The law on mines.
- Speech at International Youth Festival on
August 6, 1995 (excerpts)
- By Fidel Castro, in Granma International,
edited by the Militant, 18 September
1995. Challenges of the future (78Kb).
- We will never change—because we are
- Excepts from the talk given by President Fidel Castro at
Harlem's Abyssinian Baptist Church, 22 October 1995.
- Fidel Castro's speech before the UN General
- 22 October 1995. The United Nations undemocratic
structure and the continuation of global inequity among
nations. Technical advance coupled with misery. The
environment. Promise of a world without nuclear weapons,
without interventionism, without racism, without national
or religious hatred, without outrageous acts against the
sovereignity of peoples, without universal models that
totaly disregard the traditions and culture of all
elements of humanity.
- Excerpt from Fidel Castro's Address to
Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem
- 23 October 1995.
- Fidel Castro at the 7th Ibero-American
- Havana, January 1998. The time has come to cease the
arbitrary and shameful exclusions of a litle country that
has defended with great dignity, in a solitary and heroic
battle, its right to exist. In Cuba, there was, there is,
and there will be a Revolution whose principles are not
sold or betrayed; that we have never renounced our
political, economic and social system.
- Fidel Castro speech on 40th anniversary of
- Santiago du Cuba, 1 January 1999. The night of January
1, 1959. The rapid victory and its costs, and the events
leading up to it. Camilo and Che's march from The
Sierra to the Escambray. The revolution continues; its
universal implications for humanity. The imposed world
order and the economic crisis.
- Our species has acquired sufficient
knowledge, ethical values and scientific resources to advance
toward a new historical stage of genuine justice and
- Speech given by Fidel Castro Ruz, first secretary of the
Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba, at the
Millennium Summit, United Nations, New York, on 6
September 2000. The 30 developed and wealthy nations which
have the monopoly over economic, technological and
political power are meeting here with us to offer us more
of the same prescriptions that have only served to make us
steadily poorer, more exploited and more dependent.
- Fidel Castro's speech to U.S. movement
- Harlem, New York, September 2000. On human rights in
Cuba. How Cuba has survived the blockade and special
period. On Cuba's elections. An offer to train poor
U.S. medical students. On U.S. society and the
exploitation of Black people there. On Shaka and Mumia. On