Over 50 years, Bay of Pigs vets shaped Cuba, US

June 23, 2011 by No Comments

Over 50 years, Bay of Pigs vets shaped Cuba, US
In the weeks before U.S.-backed exiles invaded Cuba at the Bay of Pigs, Felix Rodriguez was spirited into the island to work with underground forces against Fidel Castro’s fledgling revolutionary government. A 19-year-old named Santiago Alvarez stood ready in the Florida Keys for orders to attack by sea, while another exile, Alfredo Duran, trained in Guatemala for a beachfront assault at Playa …
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Queen Victoria’s 1900 visit to Ireland caused huge fuss and bother – VIDEO
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Paul Allen defends new book on ’60 Minutes’
The Microsoft co-founds says the memoir was meant as an important slice of technology history and not revenge against Bill Gates.
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