Cuban Revolution
The Cuban Revolution (1953–1959) was an armed revolt conducted by Fidel Castro's 26th of July Movement and its allies against the US-backed authoritarian government of Cuban President Fulgencio Batist...
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US flag raised over reopened Cuba embassy in Havana
John Kerry, the first US Secretary of State to visit Cuba in 70 years, reopens his country's embassy in Havana, decades after it closed.
The Bay of Pigs Invasion
On the night of April 16th and 17th, 1961, 1,400 armed men on board a flotilla of small boats and landing-craft approached Bahía de Cochinos (Bay of Pigs) on the southern coast of Cuba. ‘Brigade 2506’...
Conan O’Brien Show First In Cuba Ahead Of Late-Night Competition
EXCLUSIVE: Jimmy Fallon may have taken NBC's Tonight Show to Phoenix and Los Angeles – but Conan's in Cuba. Conan O'Brien and a small crew flew to Havana Thursday and have spent the weekend filming fo...
Clouds Over Cuba
Relive the Cuban Missile Crisis 50 years later and discover what might have been.
Cuban Missile Crisis
The Cuban Missile Crisis, also known as the October Crisis (Spanish: Crisis de octubre), The Missile Scare, or the Caribbean Crisis (Russian: Карибский кризис, tr. Karibskiy krizis), was a 13-...
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Popular Socialist Party (Cuba)
The Popular Socialist Party (Spanish: Partido Socialista Popular) was a communist party in Cuba. Originally called the Communist Party of Cuba (Spanish: Partido Comunista de Cuba), it was form...
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Resurrection Day
Resurrection Day is a novel written by Brendan DuBois in 1999. It is an alternate history where the Cuban Missile Crisis escalated to a full-scale war, the Soviet Union is devastated, and the USA has...
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US flag raised over reopened Cuba embassy in Havana
John Kerry, the first US Secretary of State to visit Cuba in 70 years, reopens his country's embassy in Havana, decades after it closed.
The Bay of Pigs Invasion
On the night of April 16th and 17th, 1961, 1,400 armed men on board a flotilla of small boats and landing-craft approached Bahía de Cochinos (Bay of Pigs) on the southern coast of Cuba. ‘Brigade 2506’...
Celia Sánchez
Celia Sánchez Manduley (May 9, 1920 – January 11, 1980) was a Cuban revolutionary, politician, researcher and archivist. She was a close friend of Fidel Castro.
She was born in Media Luna, O...
Rudolf Anderson
Rudolf Anderson, Jr. (September 15, 1927 – October 27, 1962), was a pilot and commissioned officer in the United States Air Force and the first recipient of the Air Force Cross, the U.S. Air Force's s...
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Bureau for the Repression of Communist Activities
The Bureau for the Repression of Communist Activities (Buró de Represión de Actividades Comunistas, or BRAC) was the secret police agency that Fulgencio Batista maintained in the 1950s, which gained a...
Museum of the Revolution (Cuba)
The Museum of the Revolution (Spanish: Museo de la Revolución) is a museum located in the Old Havana section of Havana, Cuba. The museum is housed in what was the Presidential Palace of all Cuban ...
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Thirteen Days (film)
Thirteen Days is a 2000 American historical drama-thriller film directed by Roger Donaldson dramatising the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962, seen from the perspective of the US political leadership. Kev...
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Battle of La Plata
The Battle of La Plata (July 11 - July 21, 1958) was part of Operation Verano, the summer offensive of 1958 launched by the Batista government during the Cuban Revolution. The battle resulted from a c...
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Castroism
Fidel Castro has proclaimed himself to be "a Socialist, a Marxist, and a Leninist". As a Marxist–Leninist, Castro believes strongly in converting Cuba, and the wider world, from a capitalist system in...
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Moncada Barracks
The Moncada Barracks was a military barracks in Santiago de Cuba, named after General Guillermón Moncada, a hero of the War of Independence. On July 26, 1953, the barracks was the site of an armed att...
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Clouds Over Cuba
Relive the Cuban Missile Crisis 50 years later and discover what might have been.
Barbudos
Barbudos are bearded revolutionaries. The term was coined to describe the rebel forces of the Cuban Revolution. "Bearded men went in and out of Cienfuegos's office, rifles tossed backwards and forward...
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Operation Verano
Operation Verano ([beˈɾano], "Operation Summer") was the name given to the summer offensive in 1958 by the Batista government during the Cuban Revolution, known to the rebels as La Ofensiva. The offen...
Agrarian Reform Laws of Cuba
The agrarian reform laws of Cuba sought to break up large landholdings and redistribute land to those peasants who worked it, to cooperatives, and the state. Laws relating to land reform were implemen...
Cuban Democratic Revolutionary Front
The Cuban Democratic Revolutionary Front was founded in May 1960 by anti-Castro Cuban exiles and was initially headquartered in Mexico. It was known in Spanish as the Frente Revolucionario Democrático...
List of the Assailants of the Moncada Barracks
This article shows a list of the 153 participants on the assault on the Moncada Barracks in Santiago de Cuba and the Barracks of Carlos Manuel de Céspedes in Bayamo, Cuba, that took place on 26 July 1...
List of the Assailants of the Moncada Barracks - Wikipedia
Granma (yacht)
Granma is the yacht that was used to transport 82 fighters of the Cuban Revolution from Mexico to Cuba in November 1956 for the purpose of overthrowing the regime of Fulgencio Batista. The 60-foot (18...
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Guevarism
Guevarism is a theory of communist revolution and a military strategy of guerrilla warfare associated with Marxist revolutionary Ernesto "Che" Guevara, a leading figure of the Cuban Revolution. During...
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