Documents by President Fidel Castro

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The case of Cuba is the case of all underdeveloped countries
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 right
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 Assembly
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 summit
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 Cuban revolution
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 humanism
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 (excepts)
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 Elian Gonzalez.