Fidel Castro Influence

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The late Fidel Castro was a leader that ruled Cuba for nearly five decades. During this long period of time, he benefited the country greatly but unfortunately brought it unrest at the same time he was hugely popular with his people after he swept off the former dictator Fulgencio Batista from his seat in power in 1959, however, he ended up bringing the country’s people to their knees through dictatorship. This is why in this research task, my aim is to evaluate to what extent did Castro benefit or stagger his country and conclude to whether he did more good than harm for the country. The methodology of which I am to use is by reading newspaper articles to make a proper, professional, less biased evaluation, blogs, history channels websites…show more content…
Castro believed that such overt racism was a direct conflict with his commitment to social justice and equality and passed policies to desegregate beaches, parks, work sites…and social clubs…

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They wouldn’t talk in the open street: we would have to go with them to a private flat, or a subway tunnel, or anywhere else they felt safe. There they would tell us how impossible it was to live on the rations: a single bread roll a day, half a pound of chicken a week (but only if you have a child under 13), six pounds of rice and seven ounces of black beans a month to make the mixture which the Cubans call Moros y Cristianos — Moors and Christians. You get one bar of soap, one tube of toothpaste, four ounces of coffee per month, and one bottle of rum per family…Once when we were wandering around the old part of the city we knocked at a door purely at random to see if someone would speak to us. We were invited in by a young woman with the classic, dark beauty of Cuba who told us, without any hesitation and in good English, exactly why she was so sick of things here. She had, she explained, just been discussing that very subject with her boyfriend and a couple of other people, who were sitting there with her. They nodded and agreed, but were too cautious to say anything on camera themselves… The girls in my class all know,’ said a leading Havana economist, ‘that they can earn more in a single night than I can earn in an entire year.’ Yet this is a long way from
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