Che: Asking Nothing in Return

In only 39 years, the young man from the city of Rosario accomplished something not achieved by many who lived a century. He became part of the people’s history and remains so today. Yenia Silva Correa | informacion@granma.cu Che’s Bolivian Diary contains entries from only the first week of October – the final days of…

Dr. Ernesto Guevara in Mexico

Ernesto Guevara’s medical colleagues, both in Peru and Mexico, agree that he was profoundly interested in the social function of medicine, and that he had the makings of a researcher, although politics dominated his extraordinarily analytical mind. Marta Rojas Rodríguez | marta@granma.cu Che’s professional ID card in Mexico. Photo: Marta Rojas “From the early stages…

Paul Robeson: The Artist as Revolutionary

Hugo Turner Paul Robeson was larger then life. He was a giant in every sense of the word. The brilliant Gerald Horne has written a biography attempting to tell the amazing story of Paul Robeson “Paul Robeson: The Artist as Revolutionary.” Paul Robeson was an athlete, lawyer, singer, scholar, actor, but above all he was…

UN General Assembly Honors Padre Miguel d’Escoto

28 Jul 2017 –  The United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy: report of the Secretary-General (A/71/858) [item 118] Report of the Secretary-General (A/71/858) The General Assembly will also pay tribute to the memory of His Excellency Miguel d’Escoto Brockmann, President of the sixty-third session of the General Assembly. Video: Part II English Special Tribute from the UN…

Padre Miguel d’Escoto: Nicaragua’s Chancellor of Peace and Dignity

Tortilla con Sal Padre Miguel d’Escoto Brockmann died yesterday aged 84 after a relapse following successful treatment for a stroke earlier this year. His death deprives us of the leadership and guidance of one of the world’s great moral leaders, a tireless advocate of non-violence and peace. For everyone who knew him personally, he was…

Father Miguel D’Escoto: Messenger of Love, Life and Reconciliation

Father Miguel D’Escoto Brockmann left for another plane of life this June 8, 2017, leaving a message of Love, Life, Reconciliation and Unity, in favor of the most impoverished of this world. Father Miguel, from different fronts, maintained coherence with his simple but forceful message: “Love is what is most needed in this world.” The…