The Spanish Marxist journal, El Militante, recently interviewed Frank Josué Solar, a Cuban university lecturer and communist. As he says, “the only way out is the extension of the revolution throughout Latin America to create a socialist federation.”
Ernesto (“Che”) Guevara was executed by Bolivian troops near the town of La Higuera on 9 October 1967, following an ambush. The operation was planned by the CIA and organized by US Special Forces. On the anniversary of his death it is appropriate that we make a balance sheet of this outstanding revolutionary and martyr. In this article, originally written on the 40th anniversary of Che's death, Alan Woods looks at the evolution of Che Guevara from his early days to the day he was killed.