Speech by Timoleón Jiménez: Let words be the only weapon of the Colombian People

To achieve the signing of this Definitive Agreement, we Colombians have lived through more than seven decades of violence, half a century of open war, thirty-three years in peace processes, five years of debates in Havana, the disenchantment of the October 2 Plebiscite and the most historic effort to achieve the majority consensus of the nation.

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Installation Speech of Comandante Timoleon Jimenez in the X National Guerrilla Conference

Comrades: We are gathered here, after fifty-two continuous years of political and military confrontation with the Colombian State, with the purpose of carrying out our Tenth National Conference, the highest democratic event contemplated in our Statutes. In addition to the Central High Command and its Secretariat, vote elected delegates from Guerrilla Assemblies performed in each Front, Column, Company and Guerrilla are here present. A representation as broad as possible of all guerrillas of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia People’s Army.

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Dilma Rousseff’s Speech to Federal Senate 29, 2016 August

The president of Brazil Dilma Rousseff, was on Monday (29) in the Brazilian Senate for more than 14 hours, personally defending herself from a supposed crime of responsibility. In her opening speech, she denied the crimes alleged against her and declared, “I would never attempt against what I believe in or practice actions that went counter to the interests of those who have elected me”. Read below: Your Excellency Chief Justice of the Supreme Federal Court Ricardo Lewandowski,Your Excellency President of the Federal Senate Renan Calheiros,Your Excellencies (Senators),Women and Men…

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Cuba celebrates July 26th

Expressing the sentiments of the Cuban people and millions of friends throughout the world, the Second Secretary of the Party Central Committee, José Ramón Machado Ventura, began his speech during the central act for National Rebellion Day this July 26, by conveying the warmest congratulations to Fidel Castro Ruz, on his upcoming 90th birthday. Machado Ventura, a vice president of the Councils of State and Ministers, ratified the commitment to remain faithful to the ideas for which the leader of the Cuban Revolution has struggled throughout his life and to…

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Speech of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn on the result of the EU referendum

The vote on Thursday to leave the European Union is a historic decision. Our country has been a member for 43 years -half the people of this country cannot remember ever not being a member of the European Union. We are in a new world and now there will be at least two years of discussions and negotiations before we are no longer members. We must make sure that those negotiations deliver the protections our country needs, working rights and the environments.

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Kim Jong Un’s Opening Address at the Seventh Congress of the Workers’ Party of Korea

Dear delegates, Today we are holding the historic Seventh Congress of the Workers’ Party of Korea amid the grand struggle in which the whole Party, the entire army and all the people, filled with iron nerves and confidence to achieve the final victory of the Juche revolution as soon as possible, are making an all-out, general onward march courageously, thwarting all manner of threats and desperate challenges by the imperialists. Reflecting the infinite loyalty and ardent reverence of delegates, Party members, service personnel and all other people across the country,…

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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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Raúl at the United Nations: The international community can always count on Cuba’s voice

During his remarks at the high level segment of the General Assembly’s 70th period of sessions, Raúl advocated for a more fair and equitable international order, one focused on human beings, their dignity and well-being. He recalled that, 70 years ago in the name of the world’s peoples, the UN Charter was signed, and a commitment was made to protect future generations from the scourge of war.

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Speech of Cuban president Raúl Castro at UN summit on the Post-2015 Development Agenda

Esteemed heads of State and Government,Distinguished heads of delegations,Mister Secretary General of the United Nations,Mister President, The current instability prevailing in numerous regions of the world has its roots in the pervasive underdevelopment afflicting two-thirds of the world population.   Fifteen years after the adoption of the Millennium Development Goals progress is insufficient and unevenly distributed. In many cases, unacceptable levels of poverty and social inequality persist and even aggravate including the industrial nations. The gap between the North and the South widens, and wealth polarization keeps growing. 

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Full text and video of Chinese president’s speech at commemoration of 70th anniversary of war victory

All my countrymen and women,Your Excellencies heads of state and government and representatives of the United Nationsand other international organizations,Distinguished guests,All officers and soldiers participating in the parade,Ladies and gentlemen,Comrades and friends, Today is a day that will forever be etched in the memory of people all over the world. Seventy years ago today, the Chinese people, having fought tenaciously for 14 years, won the great victory of their War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression, marking the full victory of the World Anti-Fascist War. On that day, the world was…

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