Fidel Castro’s Legacy (Draft)

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Today Cubans recall Fidel Castro, on the 4th anniversary of their leader’s death. This process changed history in this country and marked him as a man who dedicated his life to the fight for workers, the poor, blacks, Indians, and women’s rights. This is not a review of his approaches, but an assertion that indeed he became a fighter for those groups.

Castro with his son Fidelito

Fidel Castro, hated by many and loved by others, is one of the most important political figures of the twenty centuries. His legacy is mainly damaged by the embargo imposed by John F. Kennedy. Kennedy, a catholic, came to power when Fidel was fighting the corruption, prostitution, and poverty in the farm-side suffocating Cuba at the time; social and economic problems exist in all Catholic countries of the world. It is not a secret that Italians owned Cuban casinos and a colossal prostitution rink.
His legacy is suffering, by the lack of the current government to control prostitution organized again by Italians, but now widely supported by former Soviet Union mafias and tycoons.

Fidel Castro came to power with the help of the so-called Protestants on the Left, who kept behind the scenes supporting his government. An example the Pastors for Peace. Protestants on the left, many of whom oversaw the army at the time, stopped Kennedy from sending marines to destroy Fidel. The Green Link supports Protestants’ on the Left values.

Fidel’s plan before 1959 was perfect. He wanted to remain as the Revolution Icon and the honorary Commander in Chief, while having free elections every four years. Nevertheless, Russia took over the Island. Therefore, The Green Link considers that understanding how Russia took over the Cuban Revolution is trivial for current politicians’ career; like Marco Antonio Rubio, whom we will support for president in 2024.

Castro’s 1960 Forced Smile

We want to emphasize the importance of protecting people’s sovereign liberty and the security of our leaders, no matter their size. One mistake can result in altering a nation’s history. In Cuba, we see the plight of Fidel Castro, a graduate of the Catholic Jesuit Academy, “Colegio de Belen,” located in Havana. Fidel was also a member of the Cuban Orthodox Party in his political beginnings. He then became associated with the Marxist-Leninist doctrines and promoted them widely, something resulted as well from Che Guevara already working for Russia, when they met in Mexico.

Fidel’s face meeting Che Guevara

Our Odeslink team was fortunate to speak with one of Fidel’s earliest bodyguards and others who asked that they would be quoted anonymously (One repeated this four different times). These individuals recalled Castro’s and his followers fighting corruption. Many of them were present during Fulgencio Batista’s reign. They fought against the dire poverty that was endured by the Cuban peasants. Castro initially desired to establish a modern democracy based on Jose Marti’s Principles and place values set forth by his Jesuit teachings. Early in his campaign, one event occurred, a bomb with the lettering “Made in the USA” was found near Fidel’s war camp. It never exploded but shaped Fidel’s anti-American sentiment deepening going forward. The people that placed the bomb never were identified. Later, in 1960, Fidel visited the United Nations in New York City. While there, he stayed in the Teresa Hotel about the city called Harlem. The Cuban security made a great mistake by allowing the Soviet Union Prime Minister, Nikita Khrushchev, to meet Fidel in a private room with only a single translator. Fidel’s bodyguard told us that the Cuban leader looked profoundly serious with almost tears in his eyes after the meeting. He said to them,” neither Kennedy nor Khrushchev wants to give us options.” “The world is run by two assholes, then in 1961, Fidel declared the Cuban Revolution took the course of the Leninist-Marxist. Kennedy was considered a failure. Khrushchev was removed from office as the Prime Minister of the Soviet Union while still alive.

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