Blog Archives November 2013

Raul Castro Visits Provincial Defense Council in Artemisa

President Raul Castro visited the Provincial Defense Council in Artemisa, about 45 kilometers from Havana, to learn the activities developed during the strategic exercise Bastion 2013. This territory particpates for the first time in a military exercise of this kind, as it was established as province in January 2011. During the visit held Thursday, the president of the Provincial Defense »

Raul Castro Visits National Defense Council Entities

Army General Raul Castro Ruz, president of the National Defense Council, visited the military command for Cuba’s internal security forces, after Tuesday’s launch of the strategic exercises known as “Bastion 2013.” According to an official note released in this capital today, Colonel Emir Mesa Corona, second departmental chief at the Ministry of Interior informed Raul Castro about the fulfillment of »

Strategic Exercise Bastion 2013 Takes Place in Sancti Spiritus

In order to consolidate the work of leaders and administration and steering bodies in the Cuban central province of Sancti Spiritus, and achieving complete combat readiness of the troops, as part of the military doctrine of the “War of All the People”, the strategic exercise Bastion 2013 takes place between November 19 to 22 in this territory. Military Drills Prepare »