December 17, 2012

Fidel Castro's Last Stand

A.L. Bardach, Newsweek

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Castro, Chavez, and the last stand of the most notorious revolutionaries in the Americas.

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TAGGED: Hugo Chavez, Venezuela, Latin America, Cuba, Fidel Castro


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