Two new web sites launched in Granma

Jurriaan Bendien bendien at tomaatnet.nl
Tue Jul 15 16:38:32 MDT 2003


Two web sites launched in Granma
. One on Martí's ideas and the Moncada action and the other for the 14th Pan
American Games.
Can be found at:
http://www.granma.cubaweb.cu/marti-moncada
http://www.granma.cubaweb.cu/eventos/14panam

BY RAISA PAGES-Granma daily-
TWO new web sites, one dedicated to Martí and the Moncada assault and the
other on the upcoming Pan American Games were launched yesterday in Granma
daily as a contribution to the celebrations of the 150th anniversary of the
national hero José Martí and the 50th of the actions of July 26,1953.

The launch coincided with the 40th anniversary of the Union of Journalists
of Cuba (UPEC).

On the Martí and Moncada web site, readers can find a wealth of
documentation on the national hero's ideas and the actions of the generation
that put them into practice and is leading the present stage of the Cuban
Revolution, together with all the people. Colleague Marta Rojas is the main
site editor, together with Gerardo Daumont.

During the launch, Armando Hart, director of the Martí Program Office,
praised the value of this new digital publication and suggested further
enriching its content by extending the analysis of the presence of Martí's
principles in eminent 20th century figures.

The web page on the 14th Pan American Games scheduled for next month in the
Dominican Republic was launched by journalist Oscar Sánchez. On this site,
readers can access up-to-the-minute information on the Games, as well as
data of interest on the history of these regional competitions and Cuba's
participation.

In this launch Lino Oramas, deputy director of digital editions, highlighted
the ongoing link with the readers of Granma publications on Internet and
specifically mentioned the Miami5 site, a joint effort between Granma
International and the daily to circulate the truth surrounding the case of
the five Cubans imprisoned in the United States for combating terrorism,
with versions in six languages.

Humberto Rodríguez, president of the National Institute of Sports, Education
and Recreation and a group of outstanding athletes; José Dos Santos and Aixa
Hevia, vice presidents of UPEC; and officials from the Ideological
Department of the Central Committee of the Party all attended the launch.







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