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57th anniversary of Cuba’s INDER: ‘Without Revolution we could not have dreamed …’

57th Anniversary of INDER: Without Revolution we could not have dreamed ...Dissatisfaction subsists, and it is good that this is so, but the feats that shook the island abound, and the examples that place physical activity as its main source of health promotion.

On February 23, 2018 the National Institute of Sports, Physical Education and Recreation (Inder) arrived at its 57th Anniversary, with the main goal of continuing to pay tribute to the health, welfare, pride and identity of our people. Continue reading

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Modern facilities to strengthen Cuban sports

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New Cuban president, Miguel Diaz-Canel, speaks on sports system

Cuba: Diaz-Canel speaks on Cuban sports systemHAVANA, Cuba (ACN) –Miguel Díaz-Canel, the President of the Cuban Council of State and Ministers, attended the national seminar held in May to prepare for the 2018-2019 school year in the Cuban sports system. Continue reading

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After Río: What we have learned

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How the Cuban revolution turned a small island into an Olympic power

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TeleSUR (Aug. 13) – With the highest record of Olympic medals in Latin America, Cuba owes its sports achievements to the socialist revolution.

The devastating U.S. blockade on Cuba, which has lasted for more than 50 years and includes restrictions on the nation’s sporting industry, has not stopped the island from becoming the most successful Latin American country in Olympics history and an example for the rest of the region and world.

Historically speaking, Cuba is by far and away Latin American leader in the Olympics: 209 medals in total, 79 gold, 67 silver and 70 bronze. Continue reading

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Recreation in the Venezuelan barrio: The true freedom of free time

With the solidarity support of Cubans, sports and recreation are continuing to transcend marginality and exclusion in Venezuela’s poor communities. 

Madelaine Acosta from Matanzas leads the most popular recreational activity in the Venezuelan neighbourhoods: Dance therapy | Dilbert Reyes Rodríguez

CARACAS (August 4) — Madelaine Acosta is in Venezuela again. “This is nothing like 2004. It’s something else, and it’s all about what we have achieved.”

She arrived here from Jagüey Grande, in Matanzas, as part of the first group of collaborators assigned to work in the country’s poorest areas, to improve the lives of inhabitants dominated by marginality and all its associated problems. Those were the first days of the social mission Barrio Adentro Deportivo, (Into the Neighbourhood with Sports) and she, like all the other original members, started from zero.  Continue reading

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Cuba: Sport will remain a right of the people

Flag ceremony of the Cuban delegation at Veracruz. Photo: Ismael Francisco / Cubadebate.

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(November 19) – Antonio Becali, president of the  National Institute of Sports, Physical Education and Recreation (INDER), said today that the agency will have ensure to its maximum that sport is a right of the people. Continue reading

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