Fidel Castro Calls for Respect for Life and End of Wars

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Havana, September 1 (RHC) -— In his most recent reflection article, entitled “Will Fair Ideas Triumph or Will Disaster Prevail?” Cuban Revolution leader says that if it’s now possible to prolong a healthy life and plan development in tune with growing productivity, cultureand the development of human values –- then what are we waiting for?


After taking a retrospective look at the creation of the Soviet Union and the United Nations, Fidel asks if it would be convenient to have in today’s world a real society of nations with respect for rights, beliefs, cultures, technologies and places that many people would like to visit.

The Cuban leader says that no one has the right to destroy cities, murder children, destroy homes and commit terrorist acts, since such actions cannot be justified in any corner of the world.

He recalls that many around the world hoped that by setting up the United Nations, the world be a better place. Fidel notes that there are still many problems and that there is even a danger of war with the use of weapons of mass destruction that could put an end to human existence.

Fidel also criticizes those who consider it a merit to kill others in order to defend shameful interests, and says that many are astonished by statements of some European leaders with NATO which reflect the thinking of the Nazi SS.

Cuba has a powerful adversary, says Fidel Castro in direct reference to the United States, and he notes that the Cuban people are resisting the U.S. blockade, even at a high cost for the country.

In his article, Fidel analyzes the situation in the Middle East and the current threats posed by the so-called Islamic State in that part of the world, where it has taken control of parts of Iraq and Syria.

And he asks if it wouldn’t be better to produce more food, more industrial products, build hospitals and schools for billions of people who need them, promote arts and culture and fight against deadly diseases like Ebola, dengue, Chikungunya and malaria.