Thursday, August 13, 2015

Fidel Castro speaks in Santa Clara on Jan 5,1959, after the city is captured by Che Guevara and his rebel column

JG: After the capture of Santa Clara, Cuba's third largest city, by Ernesto 'Che' Guevara at the end of 1958, U.S. supported dictator Fulgencio Batista regime collapsed immediately. At 2:00 am on New Years' Day 1959 he fled the island. He would have been captured and executed had he stayed.


El Mundo, 1 Enero 1959

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