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mofongo wrote

Not only leftists like him. In latinamerica, Che, Castro and Cuba are seen with reverence for holding their ground against the US.

Also some politicians aspire to be the life-long benevolent (ha!) dictator that Castro was.


autonomous_hippopotamus wrote

I respect that many people in Latin America see him ( and Castro ) as symbols of resistance to U.S. Imperialism, they are like folk heros and i can respect that, but then they were also real people, who make real mistakes and we should learn from them rather than mythologize them.