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Category Archives: Bay of Pigs

Fidel Castro v. Che Guevara

I didn’t force Che Guevara to leave Cuba. That’s yanqui propaganda designed to impugn my loyalty and judgment and decency. I’ve loved Che since meeting him in Mexico City before the Revolución and admired him more than anyone because more than anyone I’d benefitted from his extraordinary talents. He accompanied Raul and me and eighty-two […]

Also posted in Bolivia, Che Guevara, CIA, Cuba, Dwight Eisenhower, Fidel Castro, Fulgencio Batista, John F. Kennedy, Nikita Khrushchev, Nuclear Weapons, Russia

Fidel Castro Forever

I know what some are saying, that I’m a hick from a sugar plantation and loco because on a dare I rammed my bicycle into a prep school wall and knocked myself unconscious. They think I’m a hotheaded and dangerous young man who may someday kill people, and might already have as a politically-obsessed law […]

Also posted in Communism, Cuba, Fidel Castro, John F. Kennedy, Joseph McCarthy, Richard Nixon, Russia, Soviet Union