Cuba: Come Out, Come Out Wherever You Are

Next to Fidel Castro, the most visible man in Cuba long was Ernesto ("Che") Guevara, 37, the Argentine-born Marxist who landed in 1956 with the original 81-man band of insurgents, quickly emerged as Castro's closest confidant and jack of all trouble (TIME cover, Aug. 8, 1960). Che was the brain behind Castro's hide-and-seek guerrilla tactics during the revolution; after the takeover, Castro made him Cuba's economic czar, first as head of the National bank and later as Minister of Industries, put him in charge of exporting Castroite subversion throughout Latin America, sent him on trips abroad to beat the...

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