When Guerrilla Warfare Defeated Terrorism in Cuba

“We have found, then, that we wish for the end, and deliberate and decide about what promotes it; hence the actions concerned with what promotes the end will express a decision and will be voluntary.” – Aristotle

Farewell Letter from Che Guevara to Fidel Castro

Year of Agriculture Havana, April 1, 1965. Fidel: At this moment I remember many things: when I met you in Maria Antonia’s house, when you proposed I come along, all the tensions involved in the preparations. One day they came by and asked who should be notified in case of death, and the real possibility…

Che Guevara | Mobilizing The Masses for the Invasion of Cuba

Speech made to sugar workers in Santa Clara on March 28, 1961; twenty days before the Bay of Pigs invasion. We have to remind ourselves of this at every moment: that we are in a war, a cold war as they call it; a war where there is no front line, no continuous bombardment, but…

Cuba, Cuito Cuanavale and the Revolutionary Struggle in Africa

Cuito Cuanavale: How Cuba fought for Africa’s freedom Barry Healy This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Battle of Cuito Cuanavale, a heroic struggle in which, between October 1987 and June 1988, in some of the fiercest fighting in Africa since the Second World War, the South African Defence Force (SADF) were humiliatingly defeated…