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New `Che’ comic inspired by his most famous portrait


April 18th, 2012 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 18 (IANS/EFE) The most famous photo ever taken of Ernesto 'Che' Guevara was shot by Alberto Korda in 1960, an image so endlessly reproduced it became not only ... Read more...

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Russia-Cuba to sign deal to make rifle ammunition


December 1st, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and Cuba plan to sign a contract to build an assembly line in Cuba for production of ammunition for Kalashnikov and other assault rifles ... Read more...

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Ricky Martin wraps up world tour


November 14th, 2011 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
San Juan, Nov 14 (IANS/EFE) Pop star Ricky Martin wrapped up his world tour in Puerto Rico after eight long months on the road and around 100 performances in Latin ... Read more...

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Che Guevara’s motorcycle companion dead


March 6th, 2011 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
London, March 6 (IANS) Alberto Granado, the motorcycle companion of Ernesto Che Guevara, has died in Cuba at the age of 88, BBC reported.Cuban state media reported that Granado died ... Read more...

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Gandhi, Dalai Lama among world’s top icons: Time


February 6th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Feb 6 (IANS) Mahatma Gandhi and the Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama were Sunday listed by Time magazine among the world's top 25 political icons.Mohandas Gandhi, as the magazine ... Read more...

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Che’s granddaughter, Guzman’s son invited to Maoist do


December 7th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 7 (IANS) Though he never came to Nepal, slain Cuban revolutionary Ernesto Che Guevara remains one of the best-known foreign faces in the Himalayan republic that nursed ... Read more...

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200,000 bronze keys for tallest statue in Argentina


May 16th, 2010 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, May 16 (IANS/EFE) Argentinean artists are collecting over 200,000 bronze keys to cast the tallest statue in the country in honour of indigenous people. Bronze items including over 200,000 keys are ... Read more...

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More like Che needed to fight injustice: Aleida Guevara


November 27th, 2009 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Algiers, Nov 27 (EFE) Aleida Guevara, the eldest daughter of legendary Cuban-Argentine guerrilla Ernesto "Che" Guevara, said that the world needs "many (like) Che" to fight the injustices against which her father ... Read more...

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Withdraw sanctions, release patriots: Cuban envoy tells US


October 31st, 2009 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Oct 31 (IANS) Cuban Ambassador to India Miguel Angel Ramirez Ramos has urged the US to withdraw the embargo on Cuba and release five of its citizens, who have been ... Read more...

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Che Guevara statue damaged in his hometown


October 14th, 2009 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Oct 14 (EFE) Unknown people damaged a bronze statue of Ernesto Che Guevara in Rosario, the Argentine city where the icon of the Cuban revolution was born, an official said. Horacio ... Read more...

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Che Guevara’s granddaughter poses semi-nude for PETA


June 19th, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 19 (ANI): Cuban revolutionary leader Ernesto "Che" Guevara's granddaughter is at the forefront of a PETA campaign for a vegetarian revolution.PETA spokesman Michael McGraw said that Lydia Guevara has posed ... Read more...

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Che’s granddaughter slings carrots, not bullets


June 19th, 2009 - 4:32 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 19 (DPA) Lydia Guevara, granddaughter of the late revolutionary idol Ernesto "Che" Guevara, is set to star in a campaign to encourage a vegetarian diet for the organisation People ... Read more...

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Del Toro had good time with controversial Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez


March 6th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 6 (ANI): Oscar-winner Benicio Del Toro has become the latest celebrity to enjoy one-to-one talk with controversial Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez. The film stars meeting with Chavez came during his ... Read more...

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Benicio Del Toro likens Ernesto ”Che” Guevara to Batman


January 15th, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 15 (ANI): Hollywood actor Benicio Del Toro has likened revolutionary leader Ernesto ''Che'' Guevara to Batman.The The Argentine actor, who has played the role of Guevara in director Steven ... Read more...

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Castro not to make public appearance anymore: Chavez


January 12th, 2009 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Jan 12 (IANS) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has said that Cuban leader Fidel Castro would not appear at official public events in future because of his delicate health, EFE reported Monday."Regrettably, ... Read more...

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Che Guevara’s widow helped actress play her in movie


January 12th, 2009 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 12 (IANS) Colombian actress Catalina Sandino, who plays the role of the wife of Ernesto "Che" Guevara in the Steven Soderbergh movie about the revolutionary, was helped by Guevara's ... Read more...

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Cuban Revolution survives 50 years despite changing world


January 2nd, 2009 - 10:05 am ICT by IANS
Havana, Jan 2 (DPA) Collapsed political systems, presidents who came and went, wars and attacks, broken alliances, rebuilt countries - 50 years of history unrolled across Latin America.Yet Cuba and its revolutionary ... Read more...

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Fifty years after revolution Cuba facing serious challenges


December 29th, 2008 - 9:16 am ICT by IANS
Havana, Dec 29 (EFE) As Cuba prepares to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the revolution that installed the communist government, the Caribbean island nation looks mired in a time warp.The 1950s Chevrolets ... Read more...

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Hollywood director says Cuban rebel ”Che” relevant to US politics


December 13th, 2008 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec.13 (ANI): Noted Hollywood director Steven Soderbergh has said that in the prevailing politico-economic environment in the United States, where the mantra is make profit of everything, the class-less society ... Read more...

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The spirit of Che Guevara enters Olympics via Cuba-Venezuela


August 17th, 2008 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Beijing, Aug 17 (DPA) Even Ernesto "Che" Guevara came up Sunday in a women's volleyball game between left-leaning allies and friends Cuba and Venezuela. As expected, Cuba won 3-0 (25-20, 25-20 and ... Read more...

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Che Guevara legend endures, 41 years later


June 13th, 2008 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
By Cecilia Caminos Buenos Aires, June 13 (DPA) Argentine-born Ernesto "Che" Guevara, the physician who imprinted his forceful personality on revolution in Latin America during the second half of the 20th century, would ... Read more...

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Film on Che vies for top Cannes Film Festival honours


May 23rd, 2008 - 7:33 pm ICT by admin
Prensa Latina Cannes, May 23 (Prensa Latina) Director Steven Soderbergh's "Che", about Argentina's legendary revolutionary Ernesto Che Guevara, starring Benicio Del Toro, is leading the race for the top honours at the ongoing ... Read more...

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