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A Reporter Finds Getting to Cuba Easier Than Getting Outnew

Officials on the U.S. side were polite but firm when my family returned to Vermont from a two-week visit to Cuba. They ripped apart a red Che Guevara T-shirt Iā€™d bought for my daughter. And they sliced up the two necklaces ā€” total value $2 ā€” that Liam had bought on a beach.
Seven Days  |  Kevin J. Kelley  |  01-29-2010  |  International

A Darker Look at Che's Revolutionnew

There's little question that, as former top CIA analyst Brian Latell puts it, Gustavo Villoldo played a "very critical role in the capture of Che Guevara." But while some exiles consider Gustavo a hero, Che fans and scholars such as UCLA's Peter McLaren call him a "narrow-minded ideologue who set out to avenge his father and took his anger out on a great man."
Miami New Times  |  Tim Elfrink  |  08-10-2009  |  International

Soderbergh Brings 'Che' to Miami; Angry Hysteria Ensuesnew

Just before his new epic about Cuban revolutionary Che Guevara cued up, Soderbergh pronounced, nodding toward the street, "Obviously not everyone is glad we're here. But I'm glad we're all here tonight."
Miami New Times  |  Tim Elfrink  |  12-15-2008  |  Movies

Steven Soderbergh's Che Opus is Indulgentnew

Out-perversing Gus Van Sant's Milk, Soderbergh makes a four-hour-plus biopic about a historical figure without providing a glimmer of charm or narrative coherence.
New York Press  |  Armond White  |  12-11-2008  |  Reviews

Che Won't Go Awaynew

In the 40 years since his murder by the CIA and elite Bolivian Rangers, Guevara has been fashioned into a unique bridge between radical politics and popular culture. In a paradox that would baffle Leon Trotsky, Che is simultaneously a universal symbol of resistance and an object of commercial merchandise.
Los Angeles CityBeat  |  Mick Farren  |  05-16-2008  |  Commentary

Che Guevara Who?new

Cubans get pissed, an artist gets even, and the supreme prosecutor of the Cuban revolution gets booted from the mall.
Miami New Times  |  Chuck Strouse  |  04-07-2008  |  Shopping

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