The boat, which sailed from Mexico carried Fidel Castro, his brother, Raúl Castro, Che Guevara, and Camilo Cienfuegos and other revolutionaries.
On the day, the student strike started in the Athens Polytechnic had escalated to an open anti-junta revolt, and ended in bloodshed in the early morning of November 17 after a series of events starting with a tank crashing through the gates of the Polytechnic.
Workers’ agitations led by communist trade unions for labour rights during that period had culminated in a massive rebellion against the tyrannical rule of the King and his Diwan (Prime Minister), C. P. Ramaswami Iyer.
On October 15, 1987, Burkinabé revolutionary; Thomas Sankara was brutally assassinated by in Ouagadougou, at the age of 37.
Che was part of Fidel Castro’s 26th July Movement that overthrow the US-backed brutal dictatorship regime of Fulgencio Batista in Cuba.
Granma is the official newspaper of the Central Committee of the Cuban Communist Party
The most widely published estimates were that 500,000 to more than one million people were killed in that campaign with some more recent estimates going as high as two to three million.
The Chinese revolution and the ideas of Mao provided a source of inspiration and energy to national liberation and anti-imperialist struggles across the world.
On September 16, 1976, ten high school students in La Plata, Argentina were kidnapped and brought to a clandestine torture center, only four survived
The US-backed coup d’état against Salvador Allende was carried out on September 11, 1973
The protest began after factory security guards opened fire at unarmed workers protesting against the suspension of seven workers and unpaid wages.