Reflections of Comrade Fidel
I AM OPTIMISTIC ON RATIONAL GROUNDS
The days pass. One after another, they go by quickly. Some people are getting anxious. I, on the other hand, am calm.
I share with our workers the results they are achieving in their work, in the midst of the blockade and the other accumulated necessities.
Our country is one of those which is most prepared to face up to
obstacles, and not only has it shown evidence of great self-denial but also of
solidarity with other peoples, as in the efforts made in Haiti before the
earthquake, and the much greater efforts after it. A few days ago, I had the honour of receiving
the members of the heroic Moto Méndez Solidarity Mission that worked
hand-in-hand with the Cuban Medical Brigade in
We know all too well what
But I am optimistic on rational and solid grounds. The future worries me, but I believe evermore that the solution is within our grasp, if we are successful in having the truth reach a sufficient number of people among the billions inhabiting the planet.
Fidel Castro Ruz
August 20, 2010