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Dutch Presence in Cuban Waters

A Dutch merchant ship was wrecked May 31, 1698, in the rugged Cuban area now known as Punta del Holandes (Point of the Dutch), where currents intersect each other and waves do not stop moving. There lie anchors and cannons, sheltered in a very natural environment.

Calixto Garcia Iñiguez, Illustrous Holguin Born Patriot

calixto-garcia-f-archivo.jpg"Calixto Garcia needs no praise: he bears history in his forehead. Who knows the way to disdain life would always honor it" - Jose Marti

 

In December 11, 1898, Calixto Garcia Iñiguez - one of the most remarkable Cuban heroes - passed away in the USA while fluffing a mission; it was a huge loss for Cuba because the Holguin born hero became a General for his own merits while fighting in the three wars for the country's independence from Spanish colonial rule, in the 19th century. Today all Cuba remembers him 116 years later.

World Needs Many More Men like Che Guevara

che guevara photo kordaOn the eighth of October 1967 Ernesto Che Guevara de la Serna was not killed in action because he rose from Bolivian lands to become the Heroic Guerrilla, the protagonist of a symbol in all the people's battles against oppression. That same mass of men that learnt to fight for liberty against the repressive forces ready to stop true peace fighters as they keep on demanding rights, waving flags and banners, and pictures of men like Che Guevara that have become paradigms.

Chronicle on Soviet-Cuban Feat, 34 Years Later

arnaldo-tamayo cubadebateI was a first grader at the "Miguel Salcedo" semiboarding school in the town of Antilla, and that morning when I got there early, as usual, I met with a huge stir along the corridors, all my peers wanted to see the first Cuban to have gone to the outer space. Today, 34 years later that memory is still alive, therefore, my inspiration to write this chronicle.