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In this country, you would see men and women of different intellectual fields such as medicine, law, engineering, all working mostly as Taxi drivers and if you ask them why they had left their professional fields to practice such a profession, they all have the same answer ‘Because a day’s wage is more than a doctors monthly salary.’ So the next question you would likely ask is, Why, How? The answer is simple, welcome to the Cuban economy. Right after the socialist revolution in 1969, Fidel Castro’s
Ever since the Biblical Joseph went from being a Prisoner to a Minister of the whole of Egypt, a couple of men have risen above detention to lead their nations. In my article Today, i will.be showing you TOP 10 President that were once Prisoners. See the List Below: 1. Nelson Mandela The late Nelson Mandela was an anti-apartheid revolutionary, philanthropist, political leader, who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. He was arrested several times, but the most known was his incarceration from
Here are some pictures of some of the most fascinating Moment in history. These rare images show some of the most influential leaders & celebrities in the past that let their hair down for a moment. Below are some 30 Rare and charming pictures in history you probably haven't seen. 1. Fidel Castro plays baseball in Havana, 1959 2. Iranian woman before the Islamic Revolution, 1960 3. Bill and Hillary Clinton as university students, 1973 4. Pele taking a break on the field of Hungarian football club MTK while filming
Coca-Cola is one of the most widely distributed drinks in the world, but did you know that there are countries where you can not buy nor sell tho drink? The two countries are listed below 1.Cuba Although Coca-Cola opened a bottling plant here in 1906 after Fidel Castro took the lead in the Cuban Revolution to overthrow former President Batista, the company’s production in 1962 stop. The Castro government began to confiscate all foreign property there and imposed a trade embargo. The acquisition began on August
I should give you some background details. In 1953, Fidel Castro led his Marxist-Communist regime in an effort to overthrow the Cuban government. In 1959, they succeeded. Cuba then shocked the world by being the first nation in the Western Hemisphere to openly ally with the Soviet Union. Fast forward two years. The United States start planting missiles in Turkey, positioned to aim directly into the heart of the USSR. Fidel Castro. Photo Credit: Wikipedia The Soviet leader realized that they did not have enough
The history of Guantanamo is quite complex and a source of many tensions between the United States and Cuba. To quickly summarize the history of the naval base: Long before the Spanish-American war of 1898, the Cubans had begun an armed struggle against Spain to obtain their independence. From 1898 they were helped by the Americans. The government which settled in Havana in 1901 was subject to the US and authorizes in 1903 a perpetual lease of a 117 square km zone (Manhattan = 87 km^2). The contract can only
10. Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela was born on 18 July 1918 to a noble family in Mvezo, South Africa. After working briefly as a lawyer, he joined the African National Congress in 1943. It was the beginning of his fight against the system of racial segregation in the country.Throughout the 1950s, Mandela was heavily involved in peaceful protests including the Defiance Campaign and the Congress of People. However, in 1961, he founded Umkhonto we Sizwe, a militant group, to launch an aggressive fight against the
There are now just two countries in the world where Coca-Cola cannot be bought or sold - at least, not officially. These countries are Cuba and North Korea, which are both under long-term US trade embargoes (Cuba since 1962 and North Korea since 1950). Cuba was actually one of the first three countries outside the US to bottle Coke, in 1906. But the company moved out as Fidel Castro's government began seizing private assets in the 1960s, and has never returned. In North Korea - the other Coca-Cola-free zone
1. Mercedes S600 Pullman State Limousine The number one spot goes to the Mercedes S600 Pullman State Limousine. This car looks huge, but little do people know this is an armour plated vehicle. Many celebrities and politicians have used this car. The list ranges from Elizabeth Taylor and Elvis Presley to Fidel Castro and Idi Amin who have used the Pullman as their choice of transport. The car is built to withstand bullets and explosives and doubles up as a bunker! All this available at a price of USD 1.4 million.
Diego Armando Maradona, was a talented individual nicknamed 'the golden child', who was an Argentine footballer and manager, who was born 30th of October,1960- and died 25th of November,2020. Arguably the greatest footballer of all times. Maradona was a highly controversial figure in his life time both on field and off field, amongst his addiction to cocaine and alcohol Maradona was a socialist and a strong critic of the United States. Maradona was friends with former Cuban President Fidel Castro, he
Ghana’s former president, Jerry John Rawlings, who died on the 12th of November, 2020, has left behind a controversial legacy. Although, he was criticised for alleged human rights abuses and execution of some Ghanaian leaders, he was seen as one of the best African leaders who brought order and security to Ghana as well as a champion of the poor. Here are some fun facts you did not know (maybe) about him. 1. Jerry J. Rawlings came into power in 1979 as a flight lieutenant of the Ghana Air force and kept to
As the football world continues to mourn the death of one of the greatest footballer the world has ever seen, Diego Armando Maradona. One very fascinating thing about his death is that he died exactly the same day as his great friend, the former Cuban leader Fidel Castro. Maradona during his days especially after retiring from football cultivated relations with some of Latin America's most prominent and controversial left-wing leaders, such as Cuba's Fidel Castro, Venezuela's Hugo Chávez and Bolivia's Evo Morales.
Argentine Legend, Diego Maradona Has passed on. Here are seven interesting tidbits about the iconic striker. 1. Maradona made 91 appearances for Argentina, scoring 34 goals. 2. He played in four World Cup tournaments for his country. 3. He made his professional debut on October 20, 1976 for Argentinos Juniors at only 15 years old. 4. Maradona has a lookalike puppet in the French show 'Les guignols de l'info'. 5. He has a tattoo of Che Guevara on his arm, and a portrait of Fidel Castro tattooed on his left leg.
Football has lost one of the greatest legends. The gifted player mesmerised millions of sports lovers from across the world with his magical skills and the legacy will continue to live in football lovers for generations to come. Beloved in his homeland after leading Argentina to World Cup glory in 1986 and adored in Italy for taking Napoli to two Serie A titles, Maradona was a uniquely gifted player who rose from the tough streets of Buenos Aires to reach the pinnacle of his sport. People gather to mourn the
As long as we dig deeper in the Russian – American game through the years what might we not find. Perhaps all movies and sci-fi inventions in one place. If there are trained monkeys who steal gold, why can’t there be spying cats? Many might think of this idea but soon everyone would give up if it comes to realizing it. Actually not everybody. CIA and KGB won’t. This time, it was the CIA that came up with the “inventive idea” of surgically implanting microphones and radio transmitters in cats. The agency