[Marxism] Fidel Castro on Erich Honecker

John Wesley godisamethodist at yahoo.com
Fri Jun 15 12:22:53 MDT 2012

Actually, the latest writings on that crucial period of Cuban history which I've seen all seem to indicate that as early as 1959, Raul (maybe less so Fidel) were already in contact with the KGB and the USSR.
Raul was initially the main liaison of the Revolution to both the traditional Cuban communists and to the USSR.
Mike G.

El pueblo armado jamas sera aplastado!

 From: Ken Hiebert <knhiebert at shaw.ca>
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John Wesley said:
I was referring to the fact of how one man (and probably his brother as well) chose to link an entire nation so closely and inextricably to the destiny of a country 8000 miles away.

El pueblo armado jamas sera aplastado!

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Ken Hiebert replies:
I think that Cuba was pushed into choosing between giving in to pressure from the U. S. or seeking help wherever they could find it.  Without the hostility of the country 90 miles away, they might have had a less dependent  relationship with the Soviet Union.

                        ken h
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