SOURCE: The Nation
by Peter Kornbluh
A top-secret CIA memo shows that US officials considered his execution a crucial victory—but they were mistaken in believing Che’s ideas could be buried along with his body.
Residents of a tiny Bolivian hamlet vividly recall the day the guerrilla leader was shot at their school. "For us, this was a time of suffering," says a woman who brought him soup.
by Jonathan C. Brown
50 years later, we know.
by Humberto Fontova
The hypocrisy of banning the Confederate flag while allowing the sale of Che Guevera posters.
by Humberto Fontova
Raul Castro and Che Guevara in 1959. Via Wiki Commons.Foreign reporters -- preferably American -- were much more valuable to us at that time (1957-59) than any military victory. Much more valuable than recruits for our guerrilla force, were American media recruits to export our propaganda." (Che Guevara 1959)“Reporters in Havana are either insensitive to the pain of the opposition 'or in clear complicity' with the government.” (Cuban dissident and torture-victim Jorge Luis García Pérez, known as Antunez, in the Miami Herald, August 7, 2013)
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