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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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’...
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...
Thirteen Days (book)
Thirteen Days: A Memoir of the Cuban Missile Crisis is Robert F. Kennedy's account of the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962. The book was released in 1969, a year after his assassination.Thirteen Days des...
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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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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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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Escopeteros
During the Cuban revolution, escopeteros were essential scouts and pickets from the Sierra Maestra and other mountain ranges to the plains. The "escopeteros" were responsible for semi-continuously ho...
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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...
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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Raúl Roa García
Raúl Roa García (April 18, 1907 – July 6, 1982)was a Cuban intellectual, politician and diplomat. He served as Foreign Minister of Cuba from 1959 to 1976. He was a lawyer and was also a university pr...
Battle of Yaguajay
The Battle of Yaguajay [ʝaɣwaˈxai] (December 19–30, 1958) was a decisive victory for the Cuban Revolutionaries over the soldiers of the Batista government near the city of Santa Clara in Cuba during t...
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Andrés Rivero Agüero
Andrés Rivero Agüero (4 February 1905 - 8 November 1996) was a Cuban politician who was elected president of Cuba in the Cuban presidential election, 1958. He was born to extremely poor parents in San...
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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Manuel Urrutia Lleó
Manuel Urrutia Lleó (December 8, 1901 – 5 July 1981) was a liberal Cuban lawyer and politician. Urrutia campaigned against the Gerardo Machado government and the second presidency of Fulgencio Batista...
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Foco
The foco theory of revolution by way of guerrilla warfare, also known as focalism (Spanish: foquismo [foˈkizmo]), was formulated by French intellectual and government official Régis Debray, whose ...
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X-Men: First Class
X-Men: First Class is a 2011 American superhero film, based on the X-Men characters appearing in Marvel Comics. It is the fifth installment in the X-Men film series. It serves as a prequel to the ori...
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