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Che Guevara 50 years on – revolutionary socialist and fighter

Che Guevara 50 years on – revolutionary socialist and fighter

Fifty years after his death, the image of Che Guevara is familiar to most people. A fashion statement for some, for many others it is a political declaration. They identify with the legacy left by Che Guevara as a symbol of struggle, defiance, internationalism and a better, socialist world. “Shoot, coward, you are only going […]

Cuba: At a crossroads
By September 13, 2015 Read More →

Cuba: At a crossroads

Gains of the revolution of Che Guevara and Fidel Castro under threat The Financial Times boasted: “There is a new entry among Cuba’s roll of important dates. Alongside Fidel Castro’s 26th July movement and the January 1st 1959 ’triumph of the revolution’, there is now December 17th 2014.” (Financial Times June 15 2015). The Financial […]

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Latin America: A new turn?

Latin America: A new turn?

Historic handshake between Barack Obama and Raúl Castro, turmoil in Venezuela, and stalled reforms in Bolivia – as well as crises in Brazil – symbolize a new turn in Latin America and the Caribbean The historic handshake between Barack Obama and Raúl Castro, political and economic turmoil in Venezuela, and stalled reforms in Bolivia – […]