December 1961 – Cold War: In a nationally broadcast speech, Cuban leader Fidel Castro announces he is a Marxist-Leninist, and that Cuba will adopt socialism. Che Guevara (left) and Castro, photographed by Alberto Korda in 196
Fidel Castro 1926-2016) died on November 25, 2016 at the age of 90. He survived 11 U.S. presidents and more than 600 assassination attempts, many orchestrated by the CIA. Castro, his brother Raúl, Che Guevara and 80 others in 1956 ousted the US-backed brutal Cuban dictator, Fulgencio Batista. The revolution would inspire revolutionary efforts across the globe and lead Castro to become one of the archenemies of the United States and corporate interests and their abuses.
vintage everyday: Che Guevara and Fidel Castro in CUBA, 1964
Junto a Fidel Castro, el Che saluda a una alfabetizadora en el acto de culminación de la Campaña de Alfabetización en 1961. www.prensa-latina.cu index.php?o=vt&id=che50&SEO=Ernesto-Che-Guevara-desde-el-lente-de-Prensa-Latina&page=1