Castro Assails Capitalism, Says Socialism Will Rise Again
1993, Reuters News Service, St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)
Cuban President Fidel Castro dashed any hope Wednesday for radical revision of Cuba's politics and economy, describing capitalism as a failed ideology that condemned the earth to poverty, pollution and misery.
Winding up a three-day private visit to this Caribbean port at the invitation of Colombian President Cesar Gaviria, Castro said he would never abandon his lifelong commitment to Cuba and communism.
"I want my bones to rest there, because as long as I can move I will never abandon my cause or my homeland," Castro said in a news conference.
Asked why he clung so stubbornly to ideas that most of the rest of the world has rejected, Castro was …
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