We have 1493 guests and no members online

Section History

Bay of Pigs: an Unforgettable Cuban Battle

fidel proclamacion socialismo f 5septiembreIt is said that walking through the Zapata Swamp is like doing so in several countries at a time due to the variety of its nature, and the scene of the Bay of Pigs invasion, which is still in the memory of the heroic Cuban forces and the mercenaries that were defeated in barely 72 houres, some 54 years ago.

Holguin and the Expedition of Cayo Confites

antilla amauris06The Expedition of Cayo Confites was organized in 1947 by the revolutionary Dominican emigration and the Cuban state whose goal was fighting the dictatorship of Rafael Leonidas Trujillo. The members of that expedition got together in a Cuban cay called Cayo Confites, where they got trained to depart for the Dominican Republic, but the revolutionary event failed.

Fatal Accidents in Cuba's Fight for Independence

Fatal Accidents in Cuba's Fight for Independence

Diseases and accidents stand out among the causes of casualties in the history of wars; in the Cuban case, the Rebel Independence Army that fought the dictatorship of Fulgencio Batista between December 1956 through January the first 1959 wasn't free of fatal accidents.