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The Cuban Revolution, 60 years on

Early on New Year’s Day 1959 – 60 years ago – Cuba’s dictator Fulgencio Batista boarded a flight for the Dominican Republic. The previous day, Batista had bragged that his forces had won the decisive Battle of Santa Clara. The morning newspapers printed his side of the story. It was false. Che Guevara’s band of […]

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