MESSAGE SENT BY THE
COMMANDER IN CHIEF TO THE PEOPLE OF
I can not make up good news, because that would be
unethical; and if there were bad news, these will only be of benefit to the
enemy. Given the specific situation facing
I can say that my condition is stable, but only with time could I speak about the true evolution of my health status.
The best I could say is that my condition will remain stable for many days to come before I could give a verdict.
I very much appreciate all the messages sent by our compatriots and by many people in the world.
I feel sorry for having caused so much concern and bother to our friends in the world.
I feel in a very good spirit.
The important thing is that everything in our country is going on and will continue to go on very smoothly.
The Revolutionary Armed Forces and the people are ready to defend the country.
Our compatriots will have a complete information in due time, as was the case when I fell down in Villa Clara.
We must struggle and work.
August 1st, 2006, 5:30 p.m.