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Old 08-10-2013, 04:31 AM
 
Location: Sydney, Australia
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Also, has anyone on here read Havana Nocturne? I own that book.
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Old 08-16-2013, 07:23 PM
 
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.He is also a great admirer of Francisco Franco, in fact, his main commercial partner after the USSR. Castro had no ideology, his brother and Guevara did. They made him understand that the only way to stay in power during a limitless period was to align with the USSR.

The USSR thought that Castro and Guevara were nutcases, so they tried to remove them in 1962, I believe (microfacción). Castro detected the conspiracy, so he got rid of Che, among many others with considerable heterodoxy
Franco was a Gallego, like the parents of the Castro brothers. There are some similar personality traits.
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