Tag: Fidel Castro
While the current interference in Latin America may be constructed as a strategy to isolate Cuba further, imperialism is missing the point – revolutions are made by the people and the U.S. has triggered all the conditions for change in the region.
Sabotaging the Cuban Revolution, even after 61 years, remains a US priority. Latin America is once again in the grips of political changes; Chile and Bolivia currently represent the spectrum of neoliberal and imperialist interference.
The US might have harboured the intention that Fidel’s departure would facilitate the process for a counter-revolutionary period in Cuba. However, the Cuban Revolution was always bigger than Fidel.
Donald Trump, commenting on the passing of Fidel Castro, branded him a mere “dictator”. Whatever the long-lasting results (and mistakes) of the Cuban experiment, History has already de facto recognized Fidel as one of the great revolutionary leaders of the modern – and postmodern – era.