Granma


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Granma

 

a daily newspaper; the organ of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba. Granma was created in October 1965 through the merger of the newspapers Hoy and Revolución. The first official newspaper of the Communist Party of Cuba, it was named after the yacht on which the insurgent detachment of F. Castro Ruz landed on Cuba in 1956, beginning the partisan war against the dictatorship of F. Batista. Granma is published in Havana in Spanish, French, and English, and its circulation was 500,000 in 1971.

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This was a story my Aunt Jane told me about her granma when she was a little girl.
Granma got him up a meal and when hed et it he began prowling about the kitchen looking into everything and opening the cubbord doors.
The state-run newspaper Granma said Castro had this week met with a Venezuelan delegation that had been invited to the communist island.
According to Granma, the Cuban Communist Party daily, the convicts,
23, according to Perdomo's account, which appeared with the photos on the website of the Communist Party newspaper Granma on Monday night.
HAVANA (CyHAN)- One member of the Cuban health team fighting Ebola in Guinea died of malaria on Sunday, Cuba's state daily Granma reported on Monday.
Granma, the Communist Party newspaper, said the companies will still have to meet state production quotas.
The Granma, the official newspaper of the Cuban Communist Party, ran a story about the March 26 meeting on its front page on March 27, saying that the meeting took place in an atmosphere of fraternal feelings and mutual understanding.
By contrast, Granma had nothing to say about another momentous event: the debt deal Cuba clinched with Russia less than a week before the famous handshake.
One year after Hurricane Sandy strafed the eastern part of the island, more than half of the storm damages in Cuba's second-largest city have yet to be fixed, Granma announced.
Beginning from June, a demonstration of digital television service in Havana will allow the performance of broadcasting tests in real conditions," the daily Granma quoted a statement by the Communications Ministry as saying.
Communist Party newspaper Granma reported that a well drilled off western Cuba by Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA had been plugged because it "did not offer possibilities of commercial exploitation.