Viewing from August 2004

Cuba won the Olympic Games by finishing 11th

Campaign News | Tuesday, 31 August 2004

Adjusted medal table shows Cuba is best in the worldAugust 31: Cuba finished the Olympics in 11th place on the official medals table after their boxers won five gold medals on the final day of the games.But in terms of medals won in relation to the GDP of the country, ... read more

Hurricane Charley caused losses in excess of one billion dollars

Campaign News | Friday, 27 August 2004

More than 70,000 homes totally or partially destroyedBY ANETT RIOS JAUREGUI-Granma daily staff writer-August 26: DURING an Informative Roundtable on Cuban TV Pedro Sáez Montejo, first secretary of the Party in City of Havana, quantified the damage inflicted on Cuba by Hurricane Charley at more than one billion dollars, a ... read more

Fidel answers sex tourism smear

Campaign News | Tuesday, 24 August 2004

July 26 speech questions the ability of Bush to governSpeech made by Commander in Chief Fidel Castro Ruz, President of the Republic of Cuba, at the ceremony for the 51st anniversary of the attack on the Moncada and Carlos Manuel de Cespedes fortresses. Ernesto Che Guevara Square, Santa Clara, July ... read more

US military aircraft transmit Radio and TV Martí to Cuba

Campaign News | Sunday, 22 August 2004

Miami Herald reports cheers as provocations beginFlorida August 22: Cuban-American lawmakers were reported as cheering by the Miami Herald as US military aircraft started to transmit Radio and TV Martí to Cuban audiences - one of the Bush regime's new measures to undermine the Cuban revolutionary government."For the people of ... read more

Venezuela: Dick Cheney, Hugo Chávez and Bill Clinton's band

Campaign News | Monday, 16 August 2004

Why Venezuela voted again for their 'Negro e Indio' presidentBy Greg PalastMonday 16 August 2004: There's so much BS and baloney thrown around about Venezuela that I may be violating some rule of US journalism by providing some facts. Let's begin with this: 77% of Venezuela's farmland is owned by ... read more

Bush plans to use governments and NGOs to isolate Cuba

Campaign News | Sunday, 1 August 2004

State Department to allocate $5 million to anti-Cuba campaignsBY IVAN TERRERO of Granma InternationalHavana August 10: US President George W. Bush has admitted that he is to use non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and third country governments to isolate and condemn Cuba.The first chapter of the report published by the current White ... read more