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How the revolution transformed sports in Cuba

The following is an edited version of the speech made by Rigoberto Zarza, Consul of the Embassy of the Republic of Cuba in Jamaica, at the Media Launch of the 12th Annual Renewal of the Wesley Powell National Track & Field Meet in Jamaica. This article was first posted on this website on December 11, 2014 and is being reposted on the occasion of the 2015 Pan Am Games in Toronto.wesley powell media launch jamaica dec 3 2014 c2 Continue reading


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Is Brazil the United States’ substitute?

The Fourth Reflection on the Pan American Games

Reflections by Cuban President Fidel Castro

A SHORT while ago I was saying about the brain drain that is disgusting.

A bit later, a good offensive player on the Cuban handball team showed up wearing the uniform of a professional Sao Paulo team.

Betrayal for money is one of the favorite weapons the United States uses to destroy Cuba’s resistance. Continue reading

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