Posts Tagged ‘Cuba’

50th Cuban missile crisis anniversary: Two heroes, two deaths, two extremes

October 10th, 2012

JAMES ZUMWALT || UPI Outside View Commentator HERNDON, Va., Oct. 9 (UPI) — Lost within recollections of the 50th anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis — a confrontation that took the United States and Soviet Union to the brink of nuclear war — were contributions by its only two casualties. It was their individual sacrifices

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For Cuba, Castro dove’s dirty deed was a sign of things to come

January 7th, 2011

Published in The Daily Caller January 7, 2011 Fifty-two years ago January 9th, Fidel Castro’s rebel army marched into Havana. As Castro addressed thousands of his countrymen outside, an act symbolic of Cuba’s fate played out. Having suffered dictator Fulgencio Batista for seven years and revolution for six, the Cuban people were hopeful Castro represented

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