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  • ‘Do not shoot!’: The last moments of communist revolutionary Che Guevara Read more >

    ‘Do not shoot!’: The last moments of communist revolutionary Che Guevara

    Image: The body of Argentine-born guerrilla leader Ernesto “Che” Guevara is displayed in the village of Vallegrande, Bolivia, on Oct. 10, 1967. Guevara was executed a day after being captured near the town of La Higuera. (Marc Hutten/AFP/Getty Images) By Kristine Phillips. His leg riddled with bullets, his gun knocked out of his hand, Ernesto “Che” Guevara surrendered. “Do not shoot! […]

  • History Will be the Judge: Fidel Castro, 1926-2016 Read more >

    History Will be the Judge: Fidel Castro, 1926-2016

    Image courtesy  of CNBC. by Tariq Ali Fidel Castro, Cuba’s leader of revolution, has died aged 90. Here is an extract from Tariq Ali‘s introduction to The Declarations of Havana, Verso’s collection of Castro’s speeches. On 26 July 1953 an angry young lawyer, Fidel Castro, led a small band of armed men in an attempt to seize the Moncada barracks in […]

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