New York, 12 December 2016.- Following the demise of the historical leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro Ruz, numerous people and groups of solidarity with Cuba, based in this city, have communicated orally and in written form, their unshavering friendship and commitment with our Revolution.
(...) The right of peasants to the land; the right of workers to the fruit of their labor, the right of children to education; the right of the ill to medical and hospital attention; the right of youth to work; the right of students to free, experimental, and scientific education; the right of black people and Indians to "the full dignity of man"; the right of women to civil, social and political equality; the right of the elderly to secure old-age; the right of intellectuals, artists, and scientists to fight, with their works, for a better world; State’s rights to the nationalization of im
(...)Cuba, which does not speak here on behalf of its interests and is not defending a national goal, is willing to contribute to the extent of its means, thousands or tens of thousands of technicians, doctors, teachers, agronomists, hydraulic engineers, mechanical engineers, economists, medium-level technicians qualified workers and so forth.
(…) ¿How long will we have to wait for the true democratization of the United Nations, independence and the sovereign equality of States, the non-interference in their internal affairs and true international cooperation? ¿How long will we have to wait for rationality, equity and justice in the world? (…)