Che Guevara

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Tonight’s Opera: Donizetti meets Che Guevara

Slippedisc, courtesy of OperaVision streams glorious comedy and impeccable coloratura to combine in Donzetti’s La fille du régiment, incarnated by Marie, the feisty tomboy raised by a regiment of French soldiers. What can stand in the path of true love for Tonio is the young Swiss villager who conquers her heart – and nails a few high Cs on the way?
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Washington Post

Mario Terán, soldier who executed Che Guevara, dies at 80

Just past 1 p.m. on Oct. 9, 1967, a young and trembling Bolivian army sergeant named Mario Terán pointed his M2 carbine from point-blank range at Ernesto “Che” Guevara. The long-hunted Latin American revolutionary, 39 years old and an international hero to Marxist guerrillas, had been captured by an army patrol the day before.
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Bolivian soldier who killed Che Guevara dies at age 80

The Bolivian soldier who pulled the trigger to execute the famed revolutionary guerrilla Ernesto “Che” Guevara has died at the age of 80. Mario Terán “simply complied with his duty as a sergeant of the army,” said retired general Gary Prado, who led the group that captured Guevara in 1967 after a months-long pursuit.

Those Iconic Images of Che Guevara and James Dean? Thank a Leica Camera

Let’s pretend it’s 150 years ago and you wanted to have your picture taken. You’d have to get yourself to a photo studio and be prepared to spend time and money. The photographer would get under the drape of his wet-collodion camera—a milk crate-sized box bolted to a tripod—then remove the lens cover. Since it took up to five minutes for the light to react to the silver halides on the glass plate, you’d have to sit completely still, a task accomplished by attaching metal braces to your head and neck—“iron instruments of torture,” as one observer termed them.
The Ringer

The New Yorker’s Jon Lee Anderson on Latin America, War Reporting, and ‘Che Guevara: A Revolutionary Life’

Bryan is joined by The New Yorker’s Jon Lee Anderson to unpack his career covering topics ranging from stories in the Peruvian jungle to the first democratic election following Peru’s 12-year-long dictatorship. They discuss his stint at Time magazine and then talk through his journey covering guerrilla groups in Latin America and eventually, Che Guevara.

Meet Félix Rodríguez, The CIA Operative Who Captured Che Guevara And May Have Tortured A DEA Agent

Félix Ismael Rodríguez spent his life as a special agent with the CIA fighting communism in Central and South America — and got his hands very dirty along the way. Félix Rodríguez is no stranger to regime change wars. He was born in Cuba to a wealthy, land-owning family before the revolution of 1959. His family fled to Miami that same year, and Rodríguez worked the rest of his life to fight communism as a CIA officer, and often went to extraordinary — and extra-legal — lengths to do so.
Florida Star

Africa’s Che Guevara: Burkina Faso Awaits Ex-President’s Trial For Murder Of Charismatic Predecessor

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso — After months of tension, a section of Burkina Faso’s military officers led by Captain Blaise Compaoré deposed President Jean-Baptiste Ouédraogo on Aug. 3, 1983, replacing him with Captain Noël Isidore Thomas Sankara, aged 33. Four years later, the same officers who propped Sankara to power, led by his friend, Compaoré, orchestrated another military coup, killing Sankara and 12 others. […]

Nick Reed PODCAST: 07.16 – The Truth About Che Guevara

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Che Guevara Facts

Defender of the poor, hero, or cold-blooded monster? Many have conflicting opinions and views about Argentine Marxist revolutionary, Ernesto “Che” Guevara de la Serna. Some perspectives of people change after reading a number of Che Guevara facts, while others stay the same. Whether you like him or not, what cannot...

Social Media Says Happy Birthday Donald Trump And Che Guevara

Need further proof that the country remains deeply divided politically and likely shows no sign of healing anytime soon? Cue the birthday bashlash for two controversial figures. Monday – June 14 – marked the birthdays of both former President Donald Trump and Marxist revolutionary Che Guevara. A shared birthday was...

Why Che Guevara still lights a revolutionary spark

Already an iconic figure in the 20th century, his stylized visage remains an ubiquitous countercultural symbol of rebellion, leftist radicalism, and anti-imperialism, and his name alone still lights a revolutionary spark in many seeking social and ideological change. Click through the gallery for an appreciation of the life and times...

55+ Powerful Che Guevara Quotes About Revolutions to Lift Up Your Spirit! - Ernesto “Che” Guevara is the Argentine Marxist revolutionist, known for his movement in the early 20th century for Cuban Revolution. He is a physician, author, revolutionary, diplomat, guerrilla leader, and military theorist. His spirit of justice and revolution had inspired lots of people, especially Cuban to move for change. No wonder Che Guevara quotes are full of spirit of rebel and stand against injustice.

Che Guevara Once Tried To Make Soda

“Forget about Coca-Cola and Pepsi-Cola. Forget about them. We’ll keep bottling something that looks like them, but we don’t have the formulae. The Yankee Capitalists took them. You can keep drinking the stuff if you want, but it’s never going to taste the same.”