Castro leads tributes at the Heroic Guerilla’s monument



CUBAN President Raul Castro led commemorations for the 50th anniversary of the death of his comrade Che Guevara on Sunday.
The ceremony was held at the mausoleum of the Argentinian-born “Heroic Guerrilla” in the central city of Santa Clara — the day before yesterday’s anniversary of his 1967 execution in Bolivia.
Santa Clara was the site of the last battle in the Cuban revolution in 1958, when two columns led by Che and Camilo Cienfuegos attacked the city, derailing an armoured train carrying troops sent by dictator Fulgencio Batista.
About 60,000 residents of the province attended the... read more

 
10 October 2017 in Editorial, Views: 54
Source: Morning Star
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