Today in History: July 26th Movement is formed

August 8, 1955 Fidel Castro forms the “26th of July Movement“, the Cuban revolutionary organization that would dominate the face of Cuban history for more than half a century. July 26, 1953 was the date on which a small group of revolutionaries, led by Fidel Castro, attacked the military Moncada Barracks in Santiago de Cuba.  The […]

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This Week in Latin American News: April 15-21, 2018

  Some headlines from Latin American News this week ***clicking on the title links will carry you to the relevant news sites for the full articles***   Cuba’s Raúl Castro hands over power to Miguel Díaz-Canel For the first time since the revolution of 1959, Cuba will be led by someone other than a Castro.  […]

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