Nelson Mandela & Fidel Castro: A Video You Won’t See on the Evening News
Posted on September 27th, 2023 – In 1991, Nelson Mandela traveled to Cuba to meet with then president Fidel Castro on one of his first international trips after being freed from prison. Mandela called the Cuban Revolution, “a source of inspiration to all freedom-loving people” and thanked Cuba for supporting the African National Congress at a time when it was banned in South Africa and condemned by the United States. “Who trained our people, who gave us resources, who helped so many of our soldiers, our doctors?” Mandela said to Castro. “You have not come to our country — when are you coming?” Earlier today, Cuban President Raúl Castro spoke at the Mandela memorial in South Africa. Watch part of his speech at… Democracy Now!, is an independent global news hour that airs weekdays on 1,200+ TV and radio stations Monday through Friday. Watch it live 8-9am ET at

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