The fact that the Cuban people were politically prepared and full of patriotic fervor in 1953 is made evident in the social composition of the revolutionary movement which the young attorney, Fidel Castro Ruz, was able to pull together in a short period of time following the military coup of March 10, 1952, carried out by Fulgencio Batista, and promptly recognized by the United States government, practically on the eve of general elections scheduled for June 1 that year.

Tuesday, 24 July 2018 15:47

Abel Santamaría, the Soul of the Movement

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Preparing for the Moncada assault, Fidel assigned Abel the mission of taking the Saturnino Lora Hospital, which was less dangerous than the garrison, with the intention of protecting his second in command

Monday, 23 July 2018 14:00

Scientists: Heat Wave in Cuba Unlikely

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Cuban scientists addressed concerns on a heat wave hitting the archipelago saying that the Cuba's insular condition makes it extremely unlikely that a heat wave will occur, due to the cooling effect of sea breezes and summer rains.

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