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25,931. We had attempted to assassinate Castro. (War & Cuba & Assassination Cases) Robert S McNamara, The Fog of War 2003, director Errol Morris, music Philip Glass, McNamara
69,040. When in 1955 Guevara meet Castro for the first time he feels at last that he can put his idealism into action. Castro is still determined to invade Cuba and depose president Batista. But all he has is a handful of men. (Cuba & Assassination Cases) Infamous Assassinations: Che Guevara
69,041. 2nd January 1959 Havana Cuba: the revolutionary armies arrive in Havana, as Batista knowing his situation is hopeless flees to safety in the Dominican Republic. But he doesn’t go empty-handed having looted a three hundred million dollar fortune from the Cuban Treasury. (Cuba & Assassination Cases) ibid.
69,042. January 3rd 1961 Washington DC: the US officially breaks off all diplomatic relations with Cuba. ‘There is a limit to what the United States’ self-respect can endure. That limit has now been reached’. (Cuba & Assassination Cases) ibid.
69,043. Meanwhile in a humiliating defeat ninety of the invaders are killed, and the rest captured. The failed attempt is a major embarrassment for President Kennedy. And Castro firmly backed up by Guevara resolves never to trust the US again. (Cuba & Assassination Cases) ibid.
69,044. Guevara addresses the UN General Assembly. It should have been one of the greatest moments of his life. But his long rambling speech about Cuba’s non-alignment impresses neither capitalists or communists. (Cuba & Assassination Cases) ibid.