Guerrilla Che Guevara captured in Bolivia

12 Oct 2021  Tue

Ernesto 'Che' Guevara was an Argentine Marxist revolutionary, physician, author, guerrilla leader, diplomat, and military theorist. He was the famous prominent communist figure in Cuban Revolution. He believed that communism would save the impoverished people of Latin America. He is regarded as a martyred hero by generations of leftists worldwide. The image of Che Guevera remains a prevalent icon of leftist radicalism and anti-imperialism.

In October 1967, Che Guevara was capture by CIA-assisted Bolivian forces and summarily executed. The highest White House official officials were intensely interested in confirming his death.

The highest White House officials were intensely interested in confirming his death, then using it to undermine leftist revolutionary movements in Latin America, as a selection of White House and CIA documents posted today by the National Security Archive describes. He was killed on October 9, 1967, in La Higuera by the Bolivian army, which had been aided by CIA advisers.

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