Cuba responds to US siege

By BO Staff Writer “[W]hat adversaries ignore is that 60 years of sanctions, threats, and aggression of all kinds have stiffened our resistance. The historical experience of the revolution is an indispensable book of lessons. The first one is about personal, direct interchange with the people. They are the permanent source of creativity and encouragement.” …

In honor of 66th anniversary of 26th of July Movement

By BO Staff Writer On July 26, 1953, Fidel Castro and a group of revolutionaries attacked the Moncada Barracks with the intention of inspiring the people towards rupture with the imperialist sponsored Batista regime. Following a determined battle with Batista’s army, the revolutionaries suffered defeat. Many of them were executed, some were tortured, and others …

How the Russian Revolution Inspired and Assisted National Liberation Struggles

By Rebeca Toledo This article was originally published on the Telesur website. When the Russian Revolution triumphed in October 1917, most of the rest of the world was colonized by the United Kingdom, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Spain, and the United States. But under the leadership of Vladimir Lenin, the revolution became the inspiration for …

Chronology of resistance: honoring the glorious 26th of July Movement

By BO Staff Writer Introduction Sixty four years ago a group of fearless revolutionaries took siege of the Moncada Barracks in Santiago, Eastern Cuba. They were subsequently defeated having failed to remove the anti people dictator Fulgencio Batista. So begun the 26th of July Movement. Struggle against imperialist sponsored Batista Batista, who assumed power in …

Fidel Castro: Cuba’s achievments and America’s Wars

By BO Staff Writer Yesterday was the official send off of the Cuban revolutionary, Fidel Castro. Today we republish his great speech on Cuba’s achievements during its revolutionary struggle. This speech was delivered at the May Day rally held in Revolution Square, Havana, May 1, 2003. This speech was originally published on the Marxists.org website. …