Showing posts with label Miguel Díaz-Canel. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Miguel Díaz-Canel. Show all posts

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez elected as first secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba

President of the Republic Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez was elected today, Monday, as first secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee, during the first plenary meeting of the leadership body, elected by the delegates to the 8th Party Congress Sunday evening.
 
 
Army General Raúl Castro Ruz made this announcement after reporting the 14 members of the Political Bureau, including nine returning to the body and five added as new members: 

Monday, November 11, 2019

Cuba denounces coup attempt in Bolivia

Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Sunday condemned the coup d'état perpetrated against his Bolivian counterpart, Evo Morales, an action that has been described as violent and cowardly.
On his Twitter account, the Cuban president called on the international community to mobilize 'for Evo's life and freedom'.
'The right wing with a violent and cowardly coup d'état is attacking democracy in #Bolivia. Our strong condemnation of the coup d'état and our solidarity with the brother president @evoespueblo. The world must mobilize for Evo's life and freedom. #EvoNoEstasSolo #SomosCuba,' the Cuban head of State twitted.

Monday, November 4, 2019

Anti-Imperialist Solidarity Conference: "People are rising up against savage capitalism"

A Solidarity Meeting for Democracy and against Neoliberalism, that took place in Havana over the weekend, with over 1,200 participants condemned the US economic, financial and trade blockade against Cuba and specially the harsh hostility of the Trump administration.

Leaders of left-wing organizations, progressive movements, labor unions, youth and students federations, intellectuals and academics from 90 nations attended the huge gathering. 

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Miguel Díaz-Canel: "We will be like Che, today, tomorrow and forever. Until the victory forever"

The President of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel, today evoked the example of Argentine-Cuban communist revolutionary Ernesto Che Guevara after the 52nd anniversary of his fall in combat.

In his Twitter account, the Cuban President wrote: "We will be like Che, today, tomorrow and forever. Until the victory forever. We are Cuba. We are continuity."

Saturday, July 27, 2019

¡No, señores imperialistas...!: President Miguel Díaz-Canel blasts U.S. imperialist aggression

Cuba will not betray its friends, warned President Miguel Diaz-Canel Friday in a speech pronounced on National Rebellion Day in the eastern Granma province.

He affirmed it in the commemoration of the 66th anniversary of the attacks on Moncada barracks, in Santiago de Cuba, and Carlos Manuel de Cespedes, in Bayamo, a feat led by Fidel Castro and which started the Cuban Revolution.

Monday, July 22, 2019

Cuban President Diaz-Canel slams far-right US Senator Rubio: "We won't yield to threats"

"We will eternally defend our sovereignty and independence,” Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel said, giving a powerful response to the despicable threats unleashed by far-right U.S. Florida Senator Marco Rubio.  

Cuba will not yield to “pressure or threats” from the United States, President Miguel Diaz-Canel said Saturday in response to an aggressive tweet taunt Friday by the Republican senator. 

Sunday, November 25, 2018

Two years without Fidel: Cuban people and leadership paid tribute to Comandante

In an event organized at the famous stairway of the University of Havana on Saturday 24 November, thousands of Cubans of every age, mainly young students, paid tribute to Comandante en Jeffe Fidel Castro Ruz, on the second anniversary of his physical dissapearance. 

Alongside with the President of the Councils of State and Ministers Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez -as well as other leaders of the Party, the State, the Government, the Union of Young Communists, the formative organisms, the student organizations and the youth movements- hundreds of thousands of university students gathered in order to ratify the path laid out by the undisputed leader of the Cuban Revolution.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Cuban president Díaz-Canel paid tribute to Karl Marx grave in London

In a symbolic gesture, during his stay in London, the President of Cuba Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez visited today the grave of one of the greatest thinkers of human history, Karl Marx.

Visiting Highgate Cemetery, the Cuban president deposited a bouquet of flowers in the name of the people of Cuba before Marx's tombstone where it reads: "Proletarians of all countries, unite". 

"We pay tribute to one of the great thinkers of humanity, Karl Marx, before his grave in Highgate Cemetery, for Cuba, in  the year of his birth's Bicentennial and the 135th anniversary of his physical disappearance", wrote the Cuban President in his twitter account

Monday, October 1, 2018

Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel slams US imperialism at the UN General Assembly

The President of the Republic of Cuba Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez participated in the General Debate of the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York. Below, you can read his full speech:
Madam President:
Mister Secretary-General:
It is impossible to be here, speak from this rostrum on behalf of Cuba, and not recall historic moments of the General Assembly which are also part of our dearest memories: Fidel Castro, Che Guevara, Raúl Castro and the "Chancellor of Dignity", Raúl Roa, just to mention the most significant, have brought here not only the voice of our people but also the voice of other Latin American and Caribbean, African, Asian, non-aligned peoples, with whom we have shared more than half a century of struggles for a fair international order, which is still far off being attained.

Friday, April 20, 2018

Miguel Díaz-Canel: The Revolution doesn't end with guerrillas - We shall continue

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, compañero Miguel Mario Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, offered his first speech as President of the Councils of State and of Ministers of Cuba.

He began by recognizing the leadership of Army General Raúl Castro, the candidate for deputy to have received the most votes in the recent general elections; as well as the Comandantes of the Revolution, “who on being in this room offer us the opportunity to embrace history,” he noted.
He also referred to the “dark attempts to destroy us” of those who have not been able to destroy “our faith.”

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez: Who is Cuba's new leader?

Miguel Mario Díaz-Canel Bermúdez has been officially nominated for President of the Republic of Cuba's Council of State. 

Born in 1960 in the province of Villa Clara, Díaz Canel  graduated as an Electronics Engineer in 1982. He had been a member of the Revolutionary Armed Forces and a professor at Martha Abreu Central University of Las Villas. During the 1980s he was a Young Communist League cadre and in the early 90s he began his work as a Party cadre. Miguel Mario Díaz-Canel fullfiled his international mission in Nicaragua, being the Secretary of the Young Communist League in the country. 

Monday, October 9, 2017

Miguel Díaz-Canel in Santa Clara: Che’s colossal example lives on and multiplies day after day


Miguel Díaz-Canel, first vice president of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers gave a speech during the ceremony marking the 50th anniversary of the death of Che and his compañero.

It is with great emotion that we gather here at this sacred place of the homeland to pay tribute to the protagonists of one of the most important internationalist exploits, an example of the struggle for the liberation of peoples subjected to imperialism. Today, the feat undertaken by Comandante Ernesto Guevara and a small but brave army during an 11 month campaign in Bolivia, moves tender-hearted men and women across the world, stated Party Political Bureau member and First Vice President of Cuba’s Councils of Sate and Ministers, Miguel Díaz Canel- Bermúdez.
Recalling the landscapes where he struggled between life and death, firm in his redemptive commitment, proves to us his altruism, the depth of his convictions, his legacy, his revolutionary and internationalist dimension, he added.