Fifty-seven years ago, in the city of Havana, Fidel Castro triumphantly declared, the victory of the Cuban revolution. The brutal and corrupt Fulgencio Bautista, the Jefe who presided over the best and the worst of Cuban government and life in the 20th century, was finally overthrown on January 1, 1959. In 1961, the U.S. declared a full trade embargo, which has endured to this day. The U.S. had backed Bautista’s government.
The Cuban revolution is rich in history and you can read all about it in tour books, such as Lonely Planet. But today is today, and as I write read more >>>
Source : HuffingtonPost.Com