Raúl Castro: The world today needs equilibrium, understanding and peace

Speech by Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, President of the Councils of State and Ministers of the Republic of Cuba, during the official dinner hosted by François Hollande, President of the French Republic in Élysée Palace, February 1, 2016, Year 58 of the Revolution (Council of State transcript – GI translation) Esteemed President François Hollande; Ministers, parliamentarians, businesspeople, and figures from the world of culture and the arts; Esteemed compatriots and friends of Cuba; Distinguished guests: I am grateful for the kind words expressed by President François Hollande, and the…

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Statement of Attac France after the massacres of Paris: Dread, revolt, action

In the aftermath of the massacres of Paris, members and supporters of Attac, in unison with the French society, feel horror and revulsion at the indiscriminate and murderous hatred. Attac expresses its solidarity with the victims and their relatives. The people murdered Friday night were merely exercising their right to convivality, to civility, to art, to a free life, all things that these killers want to eradicate in the name of a fanatical vision of religion. Despite the emotion and sadness, we refuse to give in to terror, we reject…

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Antifascists condem terrorist attacks in Paris

The International Federation of Resistance – Union of Antifascists (FIR) deeclares on the terrorist attacks in Paris: Deeply shocked we had to take note of the terrorist attacks of this weekend in Paris. According to previous information, several hundred people were killed in a series of attacks or seriously injured. At a total of five points in Paris, among others in the Concert Hall at the Bataclan and the Stade de France, there were shootings, murders and bombings. After this wave of terror the French president declared the state of…

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