Reflections by Comrade Fidel
THE NOBEL PEACE LAUREATE
I will hardly refer to the Cuban people, who one day
rid their country of the
Men and women of different ages paraded on May Day down the most symbolic squares in all provinces of the country.
Our Revolution emerged where it was least expected by the empire, in a hemisphere where it was used to act like an all-powerful master.
Today I am thinking particularly about the sister Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela and its heroic struggle against the ruthless plunder of the resources with which Nature has endowed that noble and self-sacrificing people who one day sent their soldiers to faraway places in this continent to bring the Spanish military power to its knees.
The Bolivarian Revolution has also been in solidarity
with our homeland. Its support was
transcendental during the years of the Special Period. That cooperation, however, in no way came up
For revolutionary Cubans, to cooperate with other poor and exploited peoples has always been a political principle and a duty towards humanity.
I feel great satisfaction to watch, as I did yesterday, through Venezolana de Televisión and Telesur, the profound impact that the adoption of the Labor Organic Law enacted by the Bolivarian leader and president of the Republic, Hugo Chávez Frías, caused among the people. I had never seen anything like that in the political landscape of our hemisphere.
I paid attention to the huge crowds that gathered in
the squares and avenues of
Rafael Correa, President of Ecuador, courageously stated that we are living through a change of times rather than through times of change. Both Rafael Correa and Hugo Chávez are Christians. But, Obama, what is he? What does he believe in?
One year after the murder of Bin Laden, Obama is
competing with his rival, Mitt Romney, to justify that action which was
perpetrated at a facility close to the Military Academy of Pakistan, a Muslim
country allied to the
Marx and Engels never talked about murdering the bourgeois. According to the old bourgeois concept, the judges were the ones who judged and the executioners were the ones who executed.
There is no doubt that Obama was a Christian; one of the facets of that religion helped him to learn the trade of conveying his ideas, an art that meant a lot to him during his meteoric rise to the upper echelons of his party.
The principled declaration of
The Oslo Nobel Committee awarded Obama his prize, and
he almost became a legend. However,
millions of persons must have watched the images. Nobel Laureate Barack Obama traveled
No honest person will ever assent to the perpetration
of terrorist actions. But, has the
We watched the
Fidel Castro Ruz