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June 21, 1990

National Intelligence Daily for Thursday, 21 June 1990

The CIA’s National Intelligence Daily for Thursday, 21 June 1990 describes the latest developments in USSR, Canada, Israel, EC, Nicaragua, Australia, Cuba.

December 18, 1961

From the Journal of S.M. Kudryavtsev, 'Record of a Conversation with Minister of Industry of Cuba Ernesto Guevara, 8 December 1961'

Guevara discusses the state of the Cuban economy and the upcoming OAS conference of ministers of foreign affairs, particularly the US-led plan to diplomatically isolate Cuba within the OAS.

January 21, 1961

From the Journal of S.M. Kudryavtsev, 'Record of a Conversation with Prime Minister of Cuba Fidel Castro Ruz, 21 January 1961'

Fidel Castro discusses the conditions of the Cuban economy and militia and expresses his belief that Cuba-United States relations are heading in a positive direction.

April 3, 1963

From the Journal of A.I. Alekseyev, 'Record of a Conversation with Carlos Rafael Rodriguez, Member of the National Leadership of the ORO, 4 March 1963'

Carlos Rafael Rodriguez reflects on Cuba's international stature, an upcoming ORO National Leadership meeting, and divisive Chinese activity in Cuba.

May 12, 1963

Telegram from the Indian Ambassador to Mexico, 'Cuba After the Crisis'

The ambassador describes the domestic situation in Cuba and what it is like in Havana specifically in detail. He recounts a meeting with Foreign Minister Raul Roa.

October 27, 1960

Journal of Soviet Ambassador in the DPRK A.M. Puzanov for 27 October 1960

A.M. Puzanov informs Ri Jeong-sik of the visit of E. Guevara and the Cuban economic mission to Moscow.

August 31, 1990

From the Diary of Yu. V. Petrov, Record of a Conversation with the Deputy Chairman of the State Council and the Council of Ministers of Cuba, Carlos Rafael Rodriguez

Record of conversation between Soviet Ambassador Petrov and Cuban Deputy Chairman Carlos Rafael Rodriguez, in regard to the Cuban trade imbalance with the Soviet Union. Rodriguez notes that Cuba would like to see a decrease in the number of Soviet officials present in the country, and argues that the USSR should be buying Cuban sugar above world market prices as the EEC does. The Soviet side responds that it is supportive of many of these ideas, but that it would take a complete restructuring of the Cuban economy to achieve these aims.

January 2, 1980

Report, Institute of Economics of the World Socialist System, Soviet Academy of Sciences, 'Some Problems and Possible Consequences of the Normalization of Cuban-American Relations'

Report prepared by the Cuba section of the Soviet Institute of Economics of the World Socialist System on the possible normalization of relations between the United States and Cuba.

September 3, 1964

From the Diary of A. I. Alekseyev, Record of a Conversation with Cuban Minister of Industry, Ernesto Guevara, 26 June 1964

Guevara discusses plans for malt production in Cuba, requiring a mill installation. This was going to be constructed in collaboration with the GDR, but plans have been delayed.

February 28, 1964

Synopsis of Reference Material about a 'New Stage' of the Cuban Revolution, Compiled by the Embassy of the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic in Cuba

Cuban foreign and domestic policy is analyzed. Cuba's long-term economic improvement and international agreements regarding Cuban sugar exports are discussed, indicating a "new stage" of the Cuban revolution.