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Fidel Castro speaks on renewed US/Cuba talks

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Disagreeing with then Cuban President Fulgencio Batista’s allowing the United States (U.S.) to dominate the Cuban economy, the Cuban Revolution was an armed revolt conducted by Fidel Castro‘s 26th of July Movement and its allies against Batista’s government.  After nearly six years of fighting, rebels finally ousted Batista on January 1, 1959.

Where are they now: Elian Gonzalez

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Some of us are young enough to remember the little boy who was found drifting off the coast of Florida.  Elian Gonzalez and his mother were escaping the country of Cuba and headed to the panhandle state for a presumed better life.  This became a huge political spectacle in early 2000.

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