Florida, Nov. 5-The intervention of Cuban military forces in Angola changed the destiny of all of Africa; It all started when Antonio Agostinho Neto, leader of the Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA), began contacts with the Cuban side in the mid-1970s when he saw his country’s declaration of independence agreed for November 11, threatened. 1975.
Cuba agreed to provide the requested assistance and on November 5, 1975, led from the Antillean country by Commander in Chief Fidel Castro Ruz, Operation Carlota began, a subject that addresses the report that the journalist Pedro presented to Radio Florida’s informational programming. Pablo Sáez Herrera.
Florida, Nov. 5 – Carlota, a Lucumí black woman who starred in the uprising of the slaves of the sugar mill “Triunvirato” in the province of Matanzas, on November 5, 1843, did not know, could not know, that she would be born again on landAfricana more than a century later, in a clear reaffirmation of the historical and cultural ties between Cuba and Africa.Baltazar Alonso, the former 1st Lieutenant of the Angola Southern Front Headquarters, scrutinizes her memory and relives those difficult days.We recommend the following work on ¨Operación Carlota¨ and specifically the Cassigan Massacre Continue reading →
Florida, Nov. 4.- Emilio Milanés Ofarrill from Florida was one of the thousands of Cubans who as an internationalist fighter traveled to the African continent to fight for the total independence of Angola, in what history recognizes as Operation Carlota.A tanker in the military regions of Huambo and Benguela, this Floridian fighter shared the experiences that he treasures of his participation in that feat with the journalist Marisol León Álvarez from the information services of Radio Florida.
Díaz Canel highlights historic ties between Cuba and Angola
Cuba, Sep 29 – Kifangondo and Cuito Cuanavale are spaces of Angolan geography and history that are deeply rooted in the patriotic sensitivity of Cubans, ” the Cuban First Vice-President Miguel Diaz-Canel said in Luanda. Continue reading →
Luanda, Sep 26 – Upon his arrival to this capital city for the inauguration of recently elected President Joao Lourenço, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez described the country’s development as incredible, saying that this was indicative of how much peace was needed. Continue reading →
Cuban Vice President Begins Working Visit to Angola
Luanda, May 19 – Cuban Vice President of the Council of Ministers Ricardo Cabrisas today began a working visit to Angola, to strengthen bilateral and cooperation relations between both countries. Continue reading →
Release for Cuban Anti Terrorist Fighters Demanded in Angola
Luanda, Nov 10 – Cuban embassy’s representatives in Angola today demanded the release of the Cuban anti-terrorist fighters held at US prisons, in the occasion of the 38th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Cuba and this African nation. Continue reading →
Luanda, Nov 3 – A new drug for the treatment of malaria will be distributed in the Angolan health facilities in January, the sector’s authorities announced, cited by Jornal de Angola newspaper. Continue reading →
Cuban Contribution to Education in Angola Highlighted
Luanda, Sep 7 – Angola applies the effective Cuban teaching method “Yo, Si Puedo” (Yes I Can) to contribute to eradicating illiteracy in the country, an educational authority said in this capital on Saturday. Continue reading →
Saving Lives in Angola, An Emblem by Cuban Collaborators
Luanda, Aug 21 – The eradication of outbreaks of mosquito and with them malaria, one of the major causes of death in Angola, lead the 145 Cuban collaborators engaged in vector control in this Southern African country. Continue reading →