Cuba

Red-letter day

Print edition : August 23, 2013

Presidents Evo Morales of Bolivia, Nicolas Maduro of Venezuela (with his wife, Cilia Flores), Raul Castro, Jose Mujica of Uruguay (with his wife, Lucia Topolansky) and Daniel Ortega of Nicaragua (with his wife, Rosario Murillo), and Prime Ministers Winston Baldwin Spencer of Antigua and Barbuda and Ralph Gonsalves of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines at a wreath-laying ceremony at the mausoleum of the 19th century Cuban independence hero Jose Marti in Santiago de Cuba on July 26, 2013. Photo: Alejandro Ernesto/REUTERS

July 26, 2006: President Fidel Castro at the Plaza de la Patria square in Bayamo, in the province of Granma, on the 53rd anniversary of the assault on the Moncada Barracks. Photo: ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP

July 26, 2007: Raul Castro addresses a gathering, standing above a stone relief of his brother Fidel Castro. Photo: REUTERS

A poster with pictures of Cuban leader Fidel Castro and Hugo Chavez at an event celebrating Revolution Day, in Santiago on July 26. Photo: Ramon Espinosa/AP

A general view of the event celebrating Revolution Day in Santiago on July 26 this year. Photo: Ismael Francisco/AP

Cuba commemorates the 60th anniversary of the “July 26 Movement”, which became a defining moment in the history of the country.
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