Por Rolando Sarmiento Ricart/ Colaboradora de Radio Cadena Agramonte.
La Historia de Cuba es tan rica y dinámica que concatena constantemente acontecimientos que parecen prefabricados: Barack Obama, llegó en la tarde de este domingo a la capital cubana para “violar” el bloqueo que el mismo sostiene, en el año del noventa cumpleaños del líder de la Revolución, Fidel Castro Ruz, cuyo pueblo ha resistido el asedio más largo y genocida que conozca la humanidad.
The official visit of Cuba by the head of the Russian Orthodox Church Patriarch Kirill from February 11th to the 14th is an example of the good ties between that institution and the island’s government and people.
A scientific high-point, is the discovery in 1881 by Dr. Carlos J. Finlay Barres (1833-1915) of the metaxenic contagion theory of disease, a finding that was decades ahead of the scientific thinking of the time.
By Sergio Alejandro Gómez/Granma
The Apollo spacecraft landing on the moon, the lifting of the prohibition of alcohol in Mississippi and the end of racial segregation, are the stuff of history books in the United States. However, these three events all postdate the implementation of the economic, political and financial blockade against Cuba.
We, the people from Camagüey are leaving behind a year of much willingness and impetus, in the intention to continue moving forward in the construction of a society more just and inclusive for every Cuban, knowing that Camagüey and its people assume a high responsibility in these determinations.
By Lucilo Tejera Díaz /ACN
December 23, 1841 is a date of pride for people in Camagüey, since this day, Ignacio Agramonte y Loynaz, who a few years later would turn into one of the principal independence leaders of Cuba due to the force of his intelligence and courage was born in the city of Puerto Príncipe.
By Nuria Barbosa León/Granma
A rapidly spreading virus hit West Africa during 2014, fueled by poverty and precarious health systems. Responding to a call from the World Health Organization (WHO), Cuba sent medical personnel to treat patients in Liberia, Guinea Conakry and Sierra Leone.
By Mairyn Arteaga Diaz/ACN
To say that Cuban medicine takes the name of Finlay is not a superficial affirmation, or a phrase that is forced into notebooks: Cuban medicine includes many others, but Finlay has a significant trademark including Latin America.
By Pedro Antonio García/Granma
Where the expeditionaries landed, the sea was shallow and calm. Three men jumped from the boat. Juan Almeida observed, “At first the water reached their waists, then their chests, their chins … then again, below their necks, their chests. With the rope in their hands, they reached the mangroves and tied it off. Now they jump in, one at a time. The heavier men sink into the mud when they jump, the lighter ones help them out.”
By Nuria Barbosa León/Granma
Solidarity cooperation in the sphere of education has been an important element of bilateral relations between Cuba and Angola, according to young Angolans studying in Cuba universities, speaking with Granma International.